Iowa community solar webinar is July 29

Posted on Tuesday, July 21st, 2015

Pat Higby, energy educator, Center for Energy and Environmental Education 319-273-6012,
Lindsay Cunningham, Office of University Relations, 319-273-2761,

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's Center for Energy and Environmental Education (CEEE) will host a webinar on Community Solar Energy in Iowa from noon to 1 p.m., Wednesday, July 29. Experts from both municipal utilities and rural electric cooperatives will describe current and proposed community solar projects in Iowa. A representative from Cedar Falls Utilities will answer questions related to the Simple Solar Project. Learn how you and/or your business can benefit from lower electrical bills, even if you have a shady roof.

The webinar is free and open to the public. Attendees can join by going to and entering meeting ID 319 273 6012. To join by phone, dial +1-646-558-8656 or +1-408-638-0968 and enter meeting ID. 

In addition, four videos of presentations from the CEEE's Solar Energy Fair in June are now on YouTube and available for viewing. Topics include the potential for solar in Iowa, Simple Solar/CFU's community solar program, federal and state solar tax credits, and Farmers Electric Cooperative community solar project. Go to and search for CEEE Solar Energy Fair. 

The webinar and videos are funded by the Iowa Energy Center. For more information, contact Pat Higby, energy educator, at 319-273-6012 or