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 invest more than $2.4 billion in Iowa, including 10 wind energy projects. The Duane Arnold Solar will be the first solar projects in the state of Iowa.

VIEW PRESENTATION

Features of Duane Arnold Solar I:

  • Photovoltaic (PV) solar arrays capable of generating up to 50 megawatts (MW) of clean, renewable energy.
  • The project encompasses approximately 245 acres.
  • Subject to local and state approvals, the project is scheduled to begin operations by November 2023.

Features of Duane Arnold Solar II:

  • Photovoltaic (PV) solar arrays capable of generating up to 350 megawatts (MW) of clean, renewable energy.
  • The project encompasses approximately 1,850 acres.
  • Subject to local and state approvals, the project is scheduled to begin operations by August 2023.

Features of Duane Arnold Solar III:

  • Photovoltaic (PV) solar arrays capable of generating up to 290 megawatts (MW) of clean, renewable energy.
  • The project encompasses approximately 1,465 acres.
  • Subject to local and state approvals, the project is scheduled to begin operations by August 2023.
 
 
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

Duane Arnold Solar Project will create local employment opportunities, including up to 300 jobs to construct the project across all three phases.

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County Tax Revenue

The project across all three phases provides millions* in additional revenue for Linn County, money that can enhance local roads, schools and services.

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