What is Alliant Energy® Community Solar?
What's a share?
When you buy a share of Alliant Energy® Community Solar, you purchase a portion of the energy that is generated by the solar array. You can buy more than one share, up to 100% of your energy use.
Can I lower my bill on Alliant Energy® Community Solar?
You will receive a bill credit for a percentage of the energy output of the solar array. The bill credit for one share will average $24 to $36 annually and will vary depending on solar production.
- Iowa customers monthly credit = $0.059 per kWh (residential and non-residential)
- Wisconsin non-residential customers monthly credit = $0.056 per kWh
Example: A 1 MW Alliant Energy® Community Solar project will have 4,000 shares available at 250W each. A customer who purchases 20 shares will receive a monthly bill credit for 0.5% of the array’s solar energy production.
How much does it cost?
- Iowa customers: $35 enrollment fee and one-time, upfront payment of approximately $350 per share
- Wisconsin customers: $25 enrollment fee and one-time, upfront payment of approximately $300 per share
You can buy more than one share, up to 100% of your usage.
Find out how many shares to buy or what your bill credit will be with this calculator. (Coming soon!)
Who is eligible to participate?
You need to receive electricity from Alliant Energy.
If you are enrolled in Second Nature, you can also participate in Alliant Energy® Community Solar.