• Dedicated to educating Iowans about the appropriate use of sustainable, renewable energy technologies

  • Partnering with other non-profits to support new policies encouraging renewable energy development

  • Working with policy makers, government agencies, and individuals to implement renewable energy programs

  • Our members are playing a major role in making Iowa a national leader in renewable energy

Recent Posts

Debunking myths about residential solar

If you are interested in installing a residential solar system, a search on Google can be daunting. The information is vast and hard to sift through. The SunShot Initiative at the Department of Energy has put together this list of 5 common myths about residential solar.     SOLAR PANELS ARE TOO EXPENSIVE Studies show the cost of going solar …

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Iowa poised for leading in bioenergy

What is bioenergy? Bioenergy or biomass typically refers to organic material such as crops, crop wastes, trees, wood waste and animal waste. Some examples of biomass include wood chips, corn, corn stalks, soybeans, switchgrass, straw, animal waste and food-processing by-products. Producing fuels and chemicals from biomass is not a new concept as biomass-based chemicals have been in use since the …

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