Just 25% of the solar site available! Don't miss your opportunity to power your home or business with solar energy.

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

The Alliant Energy® Community Solar program is now available to our Iowa customers with the opening of our Cedar Rapids solar project. Don’t miss this limited opportunity to power your home with clean, hassle-free renewable energy.

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In the news:

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.

Tap into solar energy and savings without installing panels on your property.

Now almost anyone can use clean energy and reduce their carbon footprint, whether their home is a house, condo, apartment or farm.

With the Alliant Energy® Community Solar program, we build, own and maintain a dedicated solar site on your behalf. Your investment in a portion of the electricity generated by the community solar arrays means you’ll receive ongoing monthly bill credits for the next 20 years. And the best part is – you can purchase blocks of solar to cover up to 100% of your energy use. 

Do you have questions? Check out our FAQs.


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Getting started

Community solar is available to Iowa electric customers on a first-come, first served basis. Participation is easy.

Step 1

Use this calculator to determine the number of 250-watt solar energy-producing blocks you need.

Step 2

Subscribe to Alliant Energy® Community Solar.

Step 3

Pay for the block(s) all at once or spread the amount over a 12-month period at no extra cost. Here’s what your bill will look like.

Step 4

Receive a credit on your bill each month for up to 20 years. 

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Hear from our subscribers

Why are existing customers and community members excited about community solar? Hear from them below, in their own words.

Kathy's story
Kathy Leifer

"... it's peace of mind knowing if I move, those blocks can be transferred to the new owner, or I can receive a prorated credit back."

Kathy Leifer
Alliant Energy® Community Solar customer and Senior Account Manager, Alliant Energy

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Tom's story
Tom Schuppe

"You know what is generating the electrical power. You know that it's not causing pollution."

Tom Schuppe
Alliant Energy® Community Solar customer and retired engineer

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Brian's story
Brian Kolstad

"As a local elected official ... community solar gives us something to advertise to the rest of the world."

Brian Kolstad
Alliant Energy® Community Solar customer and City Council President, Fond du Lac, WI

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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

Would you like to give the gift of solar?

The Alliant Energy® Community Solar program lets you purchase solar blocks for another Alliant Energy electric customer, or donate them to the Hometown Care Energy Fund. Surprise your family, friends, neighbors or favorite nonprofit organizations with 20 years of solar benefits.

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