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Powered By The Sun Decorah Bank & Trust Company recently went live with the largest rooftop solar installation to date in Decorah. The 22 kilowatt (kW) photovoltaic solar array sits on the bank roof fixed and should produce enough energy to power the equivalent of three average-sized homes.

Research shows that children who save money are more likely to go to college. “It may sound extreme, but there seems to be a correlation between being fiscally responsible that builds confidence in other areas of a young persons’ life,” according to Decorah Bank & Trust’s financial education director, Johanna Kittelson.

Decorah Bank President, Joe Grimstad, discusses how we have come a long way in environmental sustainability efforts. Find out what Decorah Bank operations and customers are doing to make a difference.

Decorah Bank & Trust’s $10,000 donation will pay for permeable pavers that will enhance design and use of the new Water Street Park. Permeable pavers are an alternative to traditional outdoor pavers where water can filter through the surface to the underlying soil and drainage system. Rain water would otherwise puddle on the surface and run down the parking lot collecting pollutants, essentially destroying the quality of water runoff.

On April 22, 1970, the country celebrated its first Earth Day, with a national outpouring of concern for cleaning up the environment. So many people were on the stump in Washington D.C. on Earth Day that Congress was forced to close early. Today the nation has infinitely more scientific capability, sophisticated cost-benefit analysis and grassroots concern to steer a course toward a cleaner environment.