• 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

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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Iowa leading in wind energy

Early in 2016 it was announced that Iowa now generates 31% of its energy from wind. The data comes from the U.S. Energy Information Administration. Officials said Iowa is the first and, currently, only state in the U.S. to cross the 30 percent mark. [source: kcci.com] Over the past decade, Iowa has attracted $11.8 billion in investment to build wind …

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Countable: Making policy easier

As advocates for the environment and renewable energy, we want to make sure our voice is heard by our representatives. But keeping up with what bills are being debated in Congress and how our representatives are voting can be tedious and difficult. But now there’s an app for that. Countable is an app available for both Apple and Andriod phones …

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