• Energy Center Partnership Prepares Bid for $70 Million Smart Manufacturing Institute
    [November 25, 2015]

    A recent Iowa Energy Center partnership has been invited by the DOE to submit a full proposal for their Smart Manufacturing Institute initiative. With an investment of $70 million, the program“aims to support research and development advancements that can reduce the cost of deployment for technologies such as advanced sensors, controls, platforms, and modeling for manufacturing [...]  Read More

  • Clean Energy Trust Now Accepting Applications for 2016 Challenge
    [November 20, 2015]

    BY ABBIE LATTERELL | IOWA ENERGY CENTER The 2016 Clean Energy Trust (CET) Challenge is now accepting applications through January 6, 2016. The CET Challenge is looking for clean technology startup companies and business plans out of the Midwest to be submitted for the single day pitch competition in Chicago. CET has pledged to invest [...]  Read More

  • Scholarship Program Has Awarded Nearly $190,000 for Iowa Students
    [November 20, 2015]

    A commitment to the support of educational programming and demonstration has long been an objective of the Iowa Energy Center. The Youth and Energy Scholarship program is designed to inspire future generations and enable them learn more about Iowa’s energy future. Students eligible to receive funding present personal research in energy-related topics at the annual [...]  Read More

  • MidAmerican Begins Using LEDs in Street Lamps
    [November 19, 2015]

    BY ABBIE LATTERELL | IOWA ENERGY CENTER The United States government signed the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 in an effort to be more environmentally friendly and energy efficient. This act began to phase out incandescent light bulbs in 2007. Incandescent light bulbs are the least efficient bulbs on the market and have [...]  Read More

  • Working Toward a More Energy Efficient National Guard
    [November 19, 2015]

    BY PETER AMPE | IOWA ENERGY CENTER Kimberly Dickey was awarded a 2015 Impact Award for her work with the Iowa Army National Guard (IAARNG) on energy efficiency. With an advanced algorithm, Dickey has been able to demonstrate a more sophisticated control of HVAC systems in a variety of National Guard buildings, and hopes that [...]  Read More

  • Iowa Energy Center Provides Funding for Energy Conference
    [November 18, 2015]

    BY ABBIE LATTERELL | IOWA ENERGY CENTER The Iowa Energy Center has provided funding for the upcoming Envisioning Our Energy Future: What Will It Take? conference. The event will be held December 3rd at Simpson College in Indianola, Iowa. The day will begin with a screening of the award-winning energy documentary: SWITCH followed by a [...]  Read More