Duane Arnold Solar Project area of interest.

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Clean Energy in Linn County, Iowa

 

For decades, NextEra Energy Resources' subsidiaries have been helping fuel America’s economic growth and quality of life and moving our nation toward energy independence. To date, we have invested more than $2.8 billion in Iowa, including 10 wind energy projects. The two phases of Duane Arnold Solar represent the first solar projects the company has developed in the state of Iowa.

See how Duane Arnold Solar Project is bringing jobs and economic growth to Iowa: 

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Features of Duane Arnold Solar I:

  • Photovoltaic (PV) solar arrays capable of generating up to 50 megawatts (MW) of clean, renewable energy.
  • The project will be sited on an area of approximately 316 acres within an approximately 857-acre area.
  • Subject to local and state approvals, the project is scheduled to begin operations by the end of 2024.

Features of Duane Arnold Solar II:

  • Photovoltaic (PV) solar arrays capable of generating up to 150 megawatts (MW) of clean, renewable energy.
  • A 75 megawatt (MW), 4-hour battery energy storage facility.
  • The project will be sited upon approximately 815 acres within an approximately 1,780-acre area.
  • Subject to local and state approvals, the project is scheduled to begin operations by the end of 2024.
 
COMMUNITY BENEFITS

Bringing Economic Opportunities

 

Solar projects generate home-grown, renewable energy, while preserving clean air and water. They can also generate significant economic benefits for the communities that host them.

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Employment Opportunities

The Duane Arnold Solar Project will create local employment opportunities, including up to 200 jobs to construct the project across phases I & II.

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Tax Revenue

The project across both phases provides approximately $7.6 million in property taxes in additional revenue for all taxing districts, money that can enhances roads, schools and services.

**Estimated over the first 30 years of the project across phases I & II. All figures are estimated and subject to change.