A new National Renewable Energy Laboratory analysis finds that improving connections across the nation’s electric grid could provide broad benefits that far outweigh the cost — including lower-cost, more reliable and cleaner electricity.
Iowans will lose access to home energy audits, insulation rebates, and light bulb discounts under new five-year efficiency plans proposed by utilities.
An Iowa utility is changing course after it faced criticism for inviting customers to pay more for electricity from existing solar capacity.
The state’s three investor-owned utilities have until July 9 to file updated plans with the Iowa Utility Board.
After the last absentee ballot was counted, opponents of proceeding with municipal utility plans had 1,385 votes compared to 1,380 from supporters.