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  • Advisory Council Teleconference July 17, 2015
    [July 14, 2015]

    The Iowa Energy Center advisory council will hold a teleconference on Friday, July 17, 2015 at 8:00 a.m. to discuss 2 matching grant proposals submitted by Dr. George Kraus, titled High Value Materials from Lignin, and Dr. Xianglan Bai, titled, Thermochemical Conversion of Lignin Byproduct from Cellulosic Biorefineries to Aromatic Hydrocarbons. The agenda is provided below. [...] Read More

  • DOE Releases Major Wind Power Report Mentioning Iowa State Researcher
    [May 26, 2015]

    BY | IOWA ENERGY CENTER   On Tuesday, May 19th the Department of Energy (DOE) released a major report on Enabling Wind Power Nationwide. The report outlines the United States’ production and use of wind energy as well as project possibilities for the future of U.S. wind energy. Iowa State University’s research on high-performance concrete [...] Read More

  • MIT Energy Initiative Releases The Future of Solar Energy Report
    [May 18, 2015]

    BY | IOWA ENERGY CENTER The Massachusetts Institute of Technology has released a major new report on The Future of Solar Energy. The report discusses pathways toward affordable solar energy through lower-cost technologies and more effective deployment policies. According to the MIT Energy Initiative, The Future of Solar Energy “reflects on the technical, commercial and policy [...] Read More

  • 2015 Clean Energy Challenge – Iowa Results
    [May 13, 2015]

    BY | IOWA ENERGY CENTER The Clean Energy Trust’s 5th annual Clean Energy Challenge marked the first time that Iowa has been included in the Midwest competition. Iowa participation was made possible through an agreement between Clean Energy Trust and the Iowa Energy Center. Representing the state this year were two organizations, ARTi and Igor. [...] Read More

  • NREL Releases “Estimated Economic Impacts of Utility Scale Wind Power in Iowa”
    [November 25, 2013]

    BY LIZ ZABEL | IOWA ENERGY CENTER Iowa’s robust wind resources, market policies, infrastructure, and workforce have resulted in the growth of jobs and tax revenue used to improve schools, public services, and the overall quality of life in rural areas. The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) recently released a report titled “Estimated Economic Impacts [...] Read More