Iowa regulators approved a 591 MW wind project for MidAmerican Energy over objections from environmental groups that want the utility to stop burning coal.
An Iowa clean energy advocate is trying to convince to the state’s largest electric utility to rethink the way it manages peak demand.
Iowans will lose access to home energy audits, insulation rebates, and light bulb discounts under new five-year efficiency plans proposed by utilities.
The state’s three investor-owned utilities have until July 9 to file updated plans with the Iowa Utility Board.
Millions of dollars worth of energy conservation programs are on the line as Iowa and Kansas consider changes to how they calculate the benefits of energy efficiency programs.