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In Memory of I-Renew Pioneer, Don Laughlin

Don Laughlin served on the Board of the Iowa Renewable Energy Association (I-Renew) from the organization’s founding in the 1990s, and stayed active into the 2000s. I remember meeting Don at the I-Renew members get-together following the 2006 Renewable Energy Expo in Solon. I will never forget meeting him because he put me at ease right away by pointing out that we …

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Inspirational CEO Helps I-Renew Roll Out New Scholarship

At the 2015 annual volunteer banquet, the I-Renew Board announce a new scholarship. According to Don White, Vice President of the Board, Our success is directly dependent upon attracting and retaining volunteers across the great state of Iowa. Offering a scholarship to a volunteer who demonstrates leadership and a strong desire to make renewable energy the primary source of energy in Iowa …

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Federal and State Renewable Energy Incentives

Tax Incentives +

When you see the Imagine Energy Traveler at events across the great state of Iowa you will be asked to take part in a 4-question survey. The 3 goals of this survey are to:

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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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