Alliant Energy® Community Solar - Cedar Rapids

Community solar brings together people with a common interest to power their community with solar energy.

By subscribing, your efforts will go to increase the amount of clean energy in your region’s power grid.

Our first community solar project in Iowa, located in Cedar Rapids, is fully subscribed. Click below to have your name added to our waitlist. As solar blocks become available or as a new community solar facility identified, our team will contact you with an opportunity to enroll.

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In the news:

Cedar Rapids Community Solar garden begins generating clean energy (Alliant Energy, February 13, 2024)

Alliant Energy’s first solar garden coming to Cedar Rapids (KCRG-TV9, July 12, 2022)

Alliant Energy’s first solar garden to help Cedar Rapids customers (KWWL-TV, July 12,2022)

Alliant Energy unveils plans for Cedar Rapids community solar garden (Cedar Rapids Gazette, July 12, 2022)

Photo: Alliant Energy's community solar garden in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin.

Hear from our subscribers

Why are existing customers and community members excited about community solar? Hear from them below, in their own words. You can also see all the testimonials.

Transamerica and Aegon AM
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“At Transamerica and Aegon AM, we have embedded sustainability as a central pillar within our company strategy. Guided by our purpose, we aim to positively impact society and the environment, and we are committed to supporting the transition to a climate-resilient economy and a net-zero world. Part of that transition is participating in renewable energy opportunities like the Community Solar program in Cedar Rapids.” 

Chris Thompson, U.S. CEO
Aegon AM
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Alliant Energy® Community Solar – Cedar Rapids anchor tenant

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Scott's story
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“Because of my location in a condo complex, I would not be able to place solar panels either on the ground or the roof. I wanted to be a part of this important effort. You can take advantage of the benefits of solar from wherever you live.”

Scott E. Olson
Cedar Rapids, Iowa

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Jerry's story
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“The Alliant Energy community solar program offered us a simple and practical way to use solar energy. It takes away all the complications.”

Jerry Vander Sanden
Cedar Rapids, Iowa

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Video: How does community solar work?

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Video: Alliant Energy donates community solar to Cedar Valley Habitat for Humanity

Cedar Rapids Solar Quick Facts

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