What’s the Rebate for Solar?

The Solar Investment Tax Credit (ITC) began in 2006 after it was put into effect by congress. Since then, the U.S. solar industry has grown by more than 10,000%! In 2015, a multi-year extension was enacted allowing homeowners and businesses to receive tax rebates on solar energy construction. Under Section 25D, homeowners can receive a 30% tax credit. But here’s …

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2019 Board Announcement!

Help Grow Renewable Energy in Iowa by joining our Board! I-Renew Open Board Positions I-Renew (Iowa Renewable Energy Association) is a non-profit organization in the state of Iowa, founded in 1990. Our mission is to make renewable energy the primary source of energy in Iowa. I-Renew is completely volunteer driven and we are housed at the Jordan Solar Center which …

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I-Renew Seeking Board Members

Help Grow Renewable Energy in Iowa by joining our Board! I-Renew Open Board Positions     I-Renew (Iowa Renewable Energy Association) is a non-profit organization in the state of Iowa, founded in 1992. Our mission is to make renewable energy the primary source of energy in Iowa. I-Renew is completely volunteer driven and we are housed at the Jordan Solar …

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Rise For Climate Visitors – Links

Survey link – Help us make riding the bus in CR become more attractive to you! Legislative Forum Team – You can help us drive Federal and State policy! Volunteer – Help make renewable energy become the primary source of energy in Iowa! I-Renew Events – Come see renewable energy in action! March Chants + March Song

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Promote Rise For Climate Action

You can help promote Rise for Climate Action! When: Sept. 15 from 10AM – Noon Where: Green Square Park, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Download the 1-sheet sign then print it out Have someone take a photo of you holding the sign Post on your social media accounts, tags: Iowa350, IowaRenew, Iowa Shares Share with friends and family  

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Congratulations to Delaney Bishop – 1st-ever scholarship awardee

On May 20th, 2018 the first ever Eric Foresman and Christine Nelson-Foresman scholarship was awarded to Linn Mar High School graduate, Delaney Bishop! Delaney learned about the Iowa Renewable Energy Association through volunteermatch.org. She volunteered well over 60 hours through the past 3 years and is helping us grow our Imagine Energy Volunteer team.  She plans to attend Iowa State University where …

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Ask Your Mayor to Apply for this Federal grant

https://www.transit.dot.gov/funding/grants/lowno Electric buses powered by the sun or wind IDOT can help them apply Jim Throgmorton Mayor of Iowa City Ph: 319-621-9391 jim-throgmorton@iowa-city.org Terry Donahue Mayor of North Liberty (319) 626-3774 mayor@northlibertyiowa.org John Lundell Mayor of Coralville Ph: 319.248.1700 jlundell@coralville.org Nicolas AbouAssaly Mayor of Marion Ph. 319-743-6305 Bradley G. Hart Cedar Rapids Mayor 319-286-5051 319-775-7938 b.hart@cedar-rapids.org Bill Bennett Mayor of …

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Express Transit Plans for the Corridor

ICICOG

April 9: I-Renew’s 2018 Plan Work with East Central Council of Governments (ECICOG) and Iowa Department of Transportation (IDOT) to help make Express Transit successful Promote the Federal low or zero emissions mass transit vehicles program in the I-380 Corridor, asking residents to encourage their City officials to apply for this grant Work with IBEW, ISETA and I-380 communities to …

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We need to keep contacting our representatives

The solar tax credit is on the chopping block Legislative leaders released updates to the tax reform bill today, and the bill proposes the elimination of Iowa’s solar tax credit program effective July 1, 2018. It is critical you call your legislators and the Governor NOW. Find your legislator at https://www.legis.iowa.gov/legislators/find, and then: Call the Senate Switchboard at 515.281.3371. Call the House Switchboard …

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