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Created on Monday, 09 December 2013 / Industry News
Tags: Iowa, RFS, ethanol, renewable fuels, renewable energy, clean energy
December 9 -- The Obama administration’s recent proposal to significantly reduce the amount of clean-burning renewable fuels that must be included in the fuel supply in 2014 is a shocking capitulation ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 11 November 2013 / Industry News
Tags: RFS, ethanol, Iowa, renewable energy, clean energy, bipartisan effort
November 11 -- Two Iowa congressmen are setting aside ideological differences to wage a united fight in defense of the corn-based ethanol industry, an economic engine in the Hawkeye State. Coming from ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 19 August 2013 / Industry News
Tags: jobs, Iowa, renewable energy, sustainability
August 19 -- The Des Moines area’s trails, parks and other environmental offerings accounted for more than 5,200 “green” jobs in 2010, up 11 percent from 2003, according to a new analysis. >>View ... [ +++ ]
Created on Friday, 16 August 2013 / Industry News
Tags: RFS, Iowa, biofuels
August 16 -- It's a critically important time for the bioenergy industry, and particularly the advanced biofuels producers. I'm a long-time supporter of efforts to diversify our energy supply with ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 31 July 2013 / Industry News
Tags: solar, Iowa, PV, financing, growth, costs
July 31 -- Solar power is gaining ground around the world at "record pace," and a growing number of Iowans are also looking to convert their homes and businesses to the alternative energy, according ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 29 May 2013 / Industry News
Tags: Clean Energy, Wind, installation, Iowa
May 29 -- Recenlty you saw on our Facebook page some important clean energy news. MidAmerican Energy Company announced plans to invest $1.9 billion in wind energy projects in Iowa. The power company ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 13 May 2013 / Industry News
Tags: wind energy, wind power, Iowa, Warren Buffet, renewable energy, clean energy
May 13 -- Iowa sits on no deposits of oil, natural gas or coal, but we were reminded last week of the fact the state is positioned well as a player in the energy game nonetheless. On Wednesday, Gov. Terry ... [ +++ ]
Created on Friday, 10 May 2013 / Industry News
Tags: PTC, Romney, Iowa, wind energy, wind farm, wind power, renewable energy
May 10 -- A controversial wind energy tax credit made MidAmerican Energy’s big new project in Iowa possible, the company’s CEO said Wednesday. MidAmerican has been one of Iowa’s biggest recipients of federal ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 09 May 2013 / Industry News
Tags: Warren Buffett, wind farms, Iowa, wind energy, clean energy, renewable energy, wind power
May 9 -- A unit of Warren Buffett’s MidAmerican Energy Holdings Co. plans to invest $1.9 billion to build additional wind farms in Iowa that would increase its wind generating capacity in the state by ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 10 April 2013 / Industry News
Tags: Iowa, tax credits, state policy, electric vehicles, natural gas, solar panels, solar PV, renewable energy
April 10 -- The Iowa Senate has approved tax breaks for electric and natural gas fueling stations and those who install solar panels.  >>View Article [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 01 April 2013 / Industry News
Tags: Iowa, biofuels, Renewable Fuel Standard, Tom Vilsack, Terry Branstad, DuPont, ethanol
April 1 -- Put two prominent Iowa politicians on the same stage these days, even when they’re from opposite parties, and an immediate defense of the U.S. Renewable Fuel Standard breaks out. U.S. Secretary ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 25 March 2013 / Industry News
Tags: wind power, Iowa, clean energy, renewable energy, Siemens Energy
March 25 -- With the recent layoff of 40 employees at Acciona Windpower in West Branch and larger furloughs last fall at Siemens Energy, Trinity Towers and other Iowa wind turbine component plants, the ... [ +++ ]
Created on Friday, 08 March 2013 / Industry News
Tags: wind power, Iowa, record generation, wind energy
March 8 -- Wind-generated electricity made up 24.5 percent of all the electricity generated in Iowa in 2012, making Iowa the first state in the nation to exceed 20 percent of all generation from wind. ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 28 February 2013 / Industry News
Tags: Wind Energy, Production Tax Credit, AWEA, Chuck Grassley, Iowa
February 28 -- Whether he was working to amend the production tax credit's (PTC) definition or speaking out in favor of wind energy during the U.S. presidential campaign, Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, has ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 03 January 2013 / Industry News
Tags: Iowa, wind, jobs, fiscal cliff, energy policy, production tax credit, PTC, renewable energy, wind energy, clean energy
January 3 -- There is plenty to dislike about the last-minute fiscal-cliff deal that Joe Biden and Mitch McConnell hashed out on New Year’s Eve. But the technology and energy provisions are bright ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 19 December 2012 / Industry News
Tags: Iowa, Wind Energy, clean energy, renewable energy, PTC
December 19 -- A meeting was held in Primghar, Iowa, on Nov. 5 to discuss the future of the Rock Island Clean Line (RICL) DC wind energy transmission line from O’Brien County, Iowa, to Grundy County, ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 19 November 2012 / Industry News
Tags: climate change, greenhouse gases, Iowa, renewable energy, 2012 drought, economy, climate science
November 19 -- Iowans can expect more extreme weather like the 2012 drought thanks to changes in the climate caused by greenhouse gases. That’s according to a statewide group of Iowa scientists who ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 15 November 2012 / Industry News
Tags: google, clean power, clean energy, wind power, Iowa, renewable energy
November 15 -- Google is on the brink of crossing the billion dollar mark for its investments in clean power projects. The search engine giant is arguably the most aggressive Internet company in the ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 15 November 2012 / Industry News
Tags: Renewable energy, ACORE, Ohio, Iowa, Colorado, Virginia, swing states, election, polls
November 15 -- A poll conducted by the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) found that voters in the swing states of Ohio, Iowa, Colorado and Virginia – all of which helped determine the election ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 14 November 2012 / Industry News
Tags: ACORE, Colorado, Ohio, Virginia, Iowa, swing states, renewable energy, election
November 14 -- New polls released by the American Council On Renewable Energy (ACORE) and the Advanced Energy Economy Ohio Institute show that voters in Colorado, Iowa, Ohio and Virginia - all states ... [ +++ ]
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