Farmers Electric Cooperative (Kalona) - Renewable Energy Rebates

September 18, 2014


Farmer's Electric Cooperative (Kalona) offers rebates for the installation of small wind and solar photovoltaic (PV) systems to its member customers. The amount of the rebate is set at $1,000 per peak kilowatt (kW) for both technologies, with a maximum rebate of $5,000. It is only available for systems placed in service after January 1, 2008. Rebates for both wind and solar systems require a site assessment and are subject to prior approval of metering and installation arrangements. Equipment must be new and permanently installed by a professional installer on the customer's premises. Total rebates are limited to $20,000 per year; rebates may be taken in addition to any state and federal incentives.

The utility also offers a special renewable energy purchase program for customer-generated renewable energy, as well as rebates and grants for a variety of different energy related improvement measures. Persons interested in this program should contact the utility for more information.

Program Overview

Implementing Sector: Utility
Category: Financial Incentive
State: Iowa
Incentive Type: Rebate Program
Web Site:
Administrator: Farmers Electric Cooperative
Start Date:
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
  • Solar Photovoltaics
  • Wind (All)
  • Wind (Small)
Incentive Amount: $1,000 per peak kW
Maximum Incentive: $5,000 per site
$20,000 per total system per year
Rebate is capped at wattage that meets 25% of customer's annual kWhr use
Eligible System Size: 500 W - 10 kW (AC)
Equipment Requirements: Equipment must be new
Installation Requirements: System should be permanently and professionally installed; Site assessment is required before installation


Name: Customer Information - Energy Conservation and Renewables
Address: 1959 Yoder Ave. SW
Kalona IA 52247
Phone: (319) 683-2510

This information is sourced from DSIRE; the most comprehensive source of information on incentives and policies that support renewables and energy efficiency in the United States. Established in 1995, DSIRE is operated by the N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center at N.C. State University.