The presidential hopeful unveiled indoor billboards this month challenging Iowa’s largest utility to stop burning coal.
The REAL Coalition claims to represent farmers, consumers and businesses, but its message echoes utility talking points.
A bill supported by utilities, business and labor groups would do away with the state’s net metering policy.
MidAmerican Energy’s five-year efficiency plan replaces free in-home energy audits with access to an online tool.
Iowa utilities historically have been tepid about investing in solar generation, but some may find it more enticing now thanks to an expanded incentive signed by Governor Terry Branstad on Friday and passed by the Iowa legislature hours before it adjourned on June 5.