• 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

Action Alert: Save Net Metering in Iowa

The Iowa Utilities Board (IUB) recently accepted a rule change from Alliant Energy, one of the state’s two electric utility providers. The rule, which will go into effect on April 1st, will negatively impact solar customers and reduce solar’s financial viability statewide. By accepting Alliant’s proposal, the IUB is allowing the utility to restrict Iowans’ energy independence and make it …

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I-Renew Pioneer, Don Laughlin, Home For Sale

The estate of the late Don Laughlin of Iowa City has put his custom built super-insulated, solar powered home up for sale. The home, a successful experiment in renewable energy and energy efficiency, is located at 827 Church Street in Iowa City (SW corner of Church and Governor). 

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