Is there a database of ethanol production across Iowa facilities by year?
-Jonathan in non-resident
Mar. 25, 2015
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Norm Olson
Project Manager

Ethanol Production Facts: Iowa has 43 ethanol plants in operation, producing approximately 3.7 billion gallons [...]

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How much energy/watt or kW would a wind turbine with a diameter of 1.4 meter deliver at different speeds?
-Jens in nonresident
Mar. 25, 2015
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Bill Haman, P.E.
Program Manager

Every wind turbine has a unique “power curve” that shows it’s average performance over a [...]

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What energy standards/quality should we look for when buying replacement windows?
-Jeff in Iowa
Mar. 6, 2015
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Xiaohui Zhou, Ph.D., P.E.
Program Manager

Replacing old windows with energy efficient windows will make an impact on both your utility [...]

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We want to reduce energy consumption in our county buildings. Where can we find baseline energy usage data for public buildings?
-Regina in Iowa
Jan. 22, 2015
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Xiaohui Zhou, Ph.D., P.E.
Program Manager

Iowa Public Building Benchmarking Program is a state-wide program helping  Iowa public organizations benchmark their [...]

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I have an older all electric home. My electric bill for November was very high. What should my short and long term priorities be for lowering my electric bill?
-Chris in Iowa
Jan. 20, 2015
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Xiaohui Zhou, Ph.D., P.E.
Program Manager

Your short term priority is to find a qualified energy auditor to do a comprehensive [...]

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Would putting solar panels on a small porch roof make sense and be eligible for tax credits?
-Anne in Iowa
Dec. 8, 2014
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Bill Haman, P.E.
Program Manager

The viability and economics of any renewable energy project are very site specific.  The orientation [...]

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