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Raphael Schmuecker Memorial Solar Hydrogen System

On April 27, the world’s first dual renewable fueled tractor was unveiled in Blairstown, Iowa My five decades at the Jet Propulsion Lab, where we were challenged daily to do the un-doable, served me well in this endeavor, I wanted to collect solar energy to make hydrogen and fuel a working farm tractor, something that has not been done before.

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Imagine Energy In Iowa – a volunteer opportunity

I-Renew Vice President of the Board, Don White explains how 20 hrs of volunteering can earn you a Changers solar charger and Certificate of Achievement singed by Kimberly Dickey, President of the I-Renew Board.

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Defining and Valuing Green Homes

I-Renew Vice President Don White and Board member Don Otto present a $1,000 check to Lynnae Hentzen, President of Center On Sustainable Communities (COSC) to publicly announce a partnership to create a marketing channel in Iowa for homes that have green building features. 

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Fall 2014 News & Events

Tell the politicians running for office about 4 promising alternatives to hydraulic fracturing and the keystone pipeline. Ames, IA could become the location of pilot energy system that would enable us to power the world with renewable sourcesNH3 Fuels Association Conference. These Collaborators are working on a Next-generation Energy Infrastructure that will enable the world to be powered 100% by …

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A Solar-powered EV Works Well in Iowa

By: Author of One Week To Save The Earth and former I-Renew Vice President, Marc Franke The EV battery replacement bug-a-boo … our unfounded, dark fears? Since I bought my first Electric Vehicle in Oct. 2013 (Nissan Leaf SV … license plate “GasFree”), I’ve answered a lot of questions from co-workers, friends and passers-by about EVs. One question that almost …

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Do We Have A Marketing Channel For Iowa Homes with Renewable Energy Features?

The Results: 69% of respondents own their homes but none had their homes appraised by an appraiser who demonstrated any knowledge of the value of renewable energy features 7% of respondents have homes with renewable energy features but 0%  found an appraiser who had knowledge of how to value renewable energy features The average number of years the respondents lived …

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Future of Energy

Watch 5 Reasons to Abandon Hydraulic Fracturing and the Keystone Pipeline: The Abundance of Solar Energy We Can Run The World On Renewable Sources Of Energy We Can Convert Atmospheric CO2 Directly Into Fuel Solar Powered Roads E-Cat (Low-energy Nuclear Reaction)

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Aug 26 FREE Net Zero Classes

Aug 26 FREE Net-Zero Classes @ Marion Public Library 5:30PM – Building a Comfortable Home 7:00PM – Solar! Where To Start Instructor: Brandon Schmidt Brandon shares his 35 years of experience in the sustainable energy field with 

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