• New Resource Center Will Help Midwest Wind Energy Reach Full Potential
    [March 13, 2014]

    BY | IOWA ENERGY CENTER As part of a highly competitive national wind initiative, the Midwest will soon have a Department of Energy Regional Wind Energy Resource Center, which will help identify barriers, serve as an information center, and accelerate wind energy development across a ten-state region. While not a project leader, the Iowa Energy [...]  Read More

  • Call for Abstracts: Biofuels and Biobased Products
    [February 27, 2014]

    BY | IOWA ENERGY CENTER The Symposium on Thermal and Catalytic Sciences for Biofuels and Biobased Products (tcs2014) is soliciting abstracts for oral presentations and posters on the following topics: Advances in pyrolysis and solvent liquefaction Advances in gasification Catalytic upgrading of bio-oil and syngas to fuels and chemicals Deadline to submit abstracts is March [...]  Read More

  • Funding Opportunity: $7 Million in Microgrid R&D from Department of Energy (DOE)
    [February 25, 2014]

    BY | IOWA ENERGY CENTER The U.S. Department of Energy – National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL), on behalf of the  Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability, is offering a funding opportunity for microgrid research, development, and system design. The office is seeking applications related to the research, development, and testing of advanced commercial-grade microgrid controllers capable [...]  Read More