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Solar Energy in Iowa

Solar Panels in Iowa

There are currently at least solar panel installations throughout the state of Iowa right now.

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IA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Iowa

Solar Energy Levels in Iowa

The average monthly solar radiation level in Iowa's capital city, Des Moines, of 4.89 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 24% greater than the average level of 3.93 kWh/m2/day in an area with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 26% less than the average level of 6.61 kWh/m2/day in an area with historically high levels (NV). [1]


→ Values listed as 0 (zero) are not available (N/A).
→ Iowa values listed here are based on the capital, Des Moines.

Solar Radiation in Iowa

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Iowa solar radiation levels compare to average levels in an area with historcially high levels (NV) and one with historically low levels (WA). [1]

→ k/m/d = kWh/m2/day = kilowatt hours per square meter per day.
→ Values listed as 0 (zero) are not available (N/A).
→ Iowa values listed here are based on the capital, Des Moines.

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Cost of Utilities in Iowa

Iowa Electricity Costs

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Iowa Natural Gas Costs

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More about Iowa

About Iowa

Iowa ranks 30th among all states in the U.S. with a population of approximately 3,046,355. [4]

IA Solar Power

Solar Energy in IA

To learn more about solar energy and solar power in Iowa, or for additional solar-related resources in IA, visit the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

Did you know?

Nineteen-year-old Edmund Becquerel, a French experimental physicist, discovered the basis of solar energy in 1839.

Cities in Iowa

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