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Dragonfly Solar Chosen to Oversee and Consult on 50 MW Project in Maryland

Sometimes when people and companies work hard to be the best they can be and just keep their heads down focusing on where their skills are a differentiator and where they need improvement, like we at Dragonfly have tried to … Continue reading

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Dragonfly Solar Completes 2nd Solar Project for Luther College

We are pleased to announce that Dragonfly Solar has completed Phase 2 at Luther College in Decorah, Iowa. The project consisted of two ground mount solar facilities separated by a river bed and both in a flood plain. The second … Continue reading

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Heartland Power Cooperative – Leading the way with the largest solar facility in Iowa completed by Dragonfly Solar

Heartland Power Cooperative, with offices in St. Ansgar Iowa and Thompson Iowa owned the largest solar array in Iowa for much of last year and some of this year as well, until we just completed our last project with Luther … Continue reading

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Dragonfly Solar Commissions Minnesota’s Largest Solar PV Facility Installed in 2014

In spite of the wettest spring in history, Dragonfly successfully completed the 517 kW Solar Facility for 3 electric cooperatives in Minnesota. People’s Energy Cooperative – Oronoco, MN Tri County Cooperative in Rushford, MN Freeborn-Mower Cooperative Services in Albert Lea, … Continue reading

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Dragonfly Solar Nears Completion in Electric Cooperative Solar PV Project – Oronoco, Minnesota

Dragonfly Solar nears completion on the Midwest’s first ever Electric Cooperative solar PV facility collaborative effort in Oronoco, Minnesota. This is a first of it’s kind effort in the Midwest and was implemented at the forefront of the current upward … Continue reading

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Press Release: Luther College $1.2 million Solar Energy Field by Dragonfly Solar Nears Completion

Luther College’s new $1.2 million solar energy field is nearing completion says Steven Peters, president of Dragonfly Solar, the company constructing the array of solar panels which will be the largest single solar energy production facility in the state of Iowa when it goes online in July.

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Is America’s Energy Policy Immoral?

Why are the healthiest economies of the world aggressively moving into game changing solar while the U.S. flounders? Our perception of where we are at globally is lagging. The pressure that explosive population is putting on our systems is about to explode. We have to make commitments that protect the lives of our children while we still have a chance to affect some positive change. It has to begin with a personal sense of responsibility. Many companies, institutions, governments and politicians are failing to step up to the plate. Continue reading

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US Budget Cuts Trigger Early End to Solar Energy Cash Payments

This year, a federal 30% cash rebate through the U.S. Treasury Department comes to an end. With the deprecation schedules allowed for renewable energy systems, along with the 30% cash rebate, investors were stepping forward to fund these systems for these organizations and others who either did not qualify or do not have the available funds to pay for it themselves…schools, churches, cities and others have under 4 months to take advantage of the plan… Continue reading

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US Energy Independence – Solutions for Today!

The US needs to embrace aggressive actions to preclude policy and financial decisions driven by energy dependence. We can make that happen right now. In fact, the evidence is mounting from many arenas that the next decade may be the last real chance we have to make a lasting positive impact on what we leave future generations. Continue reading

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Solar Systems That Set You Apart

The decision to install a solar system on your building or property is a relatively long term decision. In most cases, 25 to 40 years. Yet from our perspective, what we see are thoughtless, cookie cutter installations that lack vision and creativity. Usually this is due to the fact that the installers lack the skills necessary to combine creativity with function. Don’t settle for anything less…

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