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  • Speaker Series 2016
    [April 27, 2016]

    BY ABBIE LATTERELL | IOWA ENERGY CENTER Earlier this month, the Iowa Energy Center 2016 Speaker Series hosted Doug Cameron, cofounder of First Green Partners. His presentation, called Building a Sustainable Future: The Role of Entrepreneurship and Venture Capital to students, was presented to students, faculty and industry leaders at the University of Northern Iowa. [...]  Read More

  • DOE Launching SolSmart Program
    [April 25, 2016]

    BY ABBIE LATTERELL | IOWA ENERGY CENTER Funded by the Department of Energy’s SunShot Initiative, the SolSmart program aims to work with cities and counties to foster solar growth in their communities. Technical assistance , reduction of ‘soft costs’ and streamlined processes are all resources provided by the initiative. Communities can also apply for a SolSmart Advisor [...]  Read More

  • Energy Center Awards $27,500 in Scholarships to Iowa Students
    [April 14, 2016]

    Last month the Iowa Energy Center awarded $27,500 to Iowa high school students at the State Science and Technology Fair of Iowa. Held at Hilton Coliseum in Ames, the event brought hundreds of students together to share their projects and compete for scholarship money, prizes and other awards. “Our Youth and Energy Scholarships aim to [...]  Read More

  • Education Sponsorship Project Instructs Iowa Educators
    [April 13, 2016]

    BY ABBIE LATTERELL | IOWA ENERGY CENTER A professional course for teachers called The Renewable Energy of Science and Sustainability was offered by the Iowa Agriculture Literacy Foundation (IALF) earlier this spring. The 10-week course, funded in part by the Iowa Energy Center’s education sponsorship program was taught by the IALF’s Will Fett and Cindy [...]  Read More

  • Advisory Council Teleconference April 13, 2016
    [April 12, 2016]

    The Iowa Energy Center advisory council will hold a teleconference on Wednesday, April 13 at 4:00 p.m. to discuss the matching grant proposal, “Building Energy Leakage and Infiltration Diagnostics Based on In-field Thermal Conductivity Measurement with 3D Profiling”. The agenda is provided below. Advisory Council Teleconference April 13, 2016 Open Public Meeting To dial into [...]  Read More

  • ERS Collaborates with ASHRAE on Energy Efficiency Projects
    [April 11, 2016]

    BY ABBIE LATTERELL | IOWA ENERGY CENTER The Iowa Energy Center’s Energy Resource Station (ERS) in Ankeny is a one-of-a-kind facility designed for the testing and demonstration of energy efficiency technologies. No other facility in the nation has the system capabilities that are integrated within the ERS, making it a truly unique laboratory building. There [...]  Read More