The Ohio University study is the first to quantify the broad economic impact of utility-scale solar projects for the state.
An industry group’s report last week highlights clean energy job losses during the pandemic as well as their potential to rebound with the right policy support.
The economy can grow while emissions from fossil fuels fall, but policy matters, said experts at an international science conference this month.
Small towns generally lack the expertise to move ahead effectively on energy-efficiency projects. Now, in 19 Iowa communities with populations between about 800 and 40,000, a federal grant provides energy engineers to assess the towns’ efficiency needs and map out a way forward.