Alliant Energy Community Solar and Battery Storage Project in Cedar Rapids IA

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Alliant Energy continues to expand its Clean Energy Blueprint. In the last year Alliant has built the Community Solar project and a new battery storage project located in the heart of Cedar Rapids. 

Join Alliant Energy subject matter experts to learn more about each of the projects and the benefits it provides to all of Alliant Energy customers.

Alliant Energy has 3 community solar project today. 
Fond Du Lac Wisconsin - Operational and subscribed 1.0 MW
Cedar Rapids Iowa - Operational and subscribed 4.5 MW
Janesville Wisconsin - Announced 2.25 MW 

For the Cedar Rapids Project, the 18,000 transferable 250 watt blocks will average 541 kWh annually. Blocks are purchased by residential and commercial grid customers to off-set their electric costs for 20 years.  

Learn how this works for customers and Alliant Energy operations.  

Learn the technical details from Alliant Engineering and Operations. 

Alliant Cedar Rapids Community Solar updates are here

  Date and Time




  • Date: 18 Oct 2023
  • Time: 04:30 PM to 05:45 PM
  • All times are (UTC-06:00) Central Time (US & Canada)
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  • 1001 Shaver Rd NE
  • Cedar Rapids, Iowa
  • United States 52403
  • Building: Alliant Energy Operations Center

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  • Co-sponsored by Alliant Energy
  • Starts 08 October 2023 02:41 PM
  • Ends 18 October 2023 04:41 PM
  • All times are (UTC-06:00) Central Time (US & Canada)
  • No Admission Charge


Heide Parker


Launching the new Community Solar projects


Heidi Parker, Portfolio Manager has been with Alliant Energy for nearly 4 years launching the new Community Solar program in both Iowa and Wisconsin.


Jim Grabner of Alliant Energy


Design and Operating Aspects of Cedar Rapids Community Solar


Jim Grabner is a Senior Engineer in Alliant Energy Generation


4:30 PM  Arrive, socialize

4:50 PM  Program starts

6:00 PM Program ends

Please register - seating is limited.

Allow time from 1st Ave NE:   
>Driving west on 16th Ave from 1st Ave, H Ave is closed between Oakland Rd and 12th St NE. 
>Detour: North on Oakland Rd to I Ave, then west to 12th St NE, and then south to H Ave. 
>Continue under I-380 to Shaver Rd.   Turn right and drive to 1001 Shaver Rd.