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Customer-Owned Solar & Wind

Cedar Falls Utilities works with customers who install residential-scale wind or solar generating systems.

Installing and Connecting

For information about connecting a residential renewable energy system to CFU’s electric distribution system, please call 319-266-1761 and ask for Energy Services. Electric Service Policy. An application for parallel operation must be completed. CFU Power Exchange Application

Established Tariff

CFU has established a tariff for purchasing energy from household-sized generating facilities owned by customers. Wind or solar systems up to 25 KW of nameplate capacity qualify for the Power Exchange Rate. This rate establishes the amount CFU will credit to customers for excess renewable power they generate and sell to us. The Residential Power Exchange Rate and All-Electric Residential Power Exchange Rate are available in the annual Electric Rate Schedule.

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