Would putting solar panels on a small porch roof make sense and be eligible for tax credits?
-Anne in Iowa
Dec. 8, 2014
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Bill Haman, P.E.
Program Manager

The viability and economics of any renewable energy project are very site specific.  The orientation [...]

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Are fixed solar panels with reflectors better than solar panels on a tracking system?
-Bob in Iowa
Nov. 25, 2014
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Bill Haman, P.E.
Program Manager

The comparison of energy generation between solar modules having reflectors versus those mounted on a [...]

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Can the roof truss, sheathing and steel roofing for new construction be included in the tax credit with a roof PV installation?
-Iowa
May. 14, 2014
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Bill Haman, P.E.
Program Manager

The solar energy tax was established by The Energy Policy Act of 2005 under [...]

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What are the possible costs and savings in having solar pv panels installed on my home?
-Iowa
Apr. 16, 2014
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Bill Haman, P.E.
Program Manager

The cost of installing a solar photovoltaic (PV) system on a rooftop will vary [...]

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How do I find a reliable solar PV dealer or installer?
-West Branch, IA
Jan. 6, 2014
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Bill Haman, P.E.
Program Manager

There are a number of solar PV dealers/installers in Iowa. Individuals who have earned accreditation [...]

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What’s the average payback period for an average solar home in Iowa?
-Sioux City, IA
Aug. 21, 2013
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Bill Haman, P.E.
Program Manager

The current cost of constructing a photovoltaic solar array varies between $3-4/watt dc installed. A [...]

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