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  • Director of Iowa Energy Center Speaks to Iowa Senate and House Committees
    [March 20, 2015]

    BY | IOWA ENERGY CENTER Director of the Iowa Energy Center, Dr. Mark C. Petri, was recently invited to speak to both the Iowa Senate Economic Growth Committee and the Iowa House Commerce Committee. He gave remarks in regards to the Iowa Energy Center’s work in supporting economic development for Iowa as well as what [...]  Read More

  • 2015 Clean Energy Challenge- Iowa Finalists
    [March 11, 2015]

    BY | IOWA ENERGY CENTER Two Iowa startup companies have advanced to the finals of a prestigious energy business plan competition, the Clean Energy Challenge, in Chicago. The Illinois nonprofit corporation, Clean Energy Trust, aims to further the growth of clean energy technologies and businesses throughout the Midwest. In doing this, the Clean Energy Challenge [...]  Read More

  • Iowa Energy Center’s Role in Economic Development
    [February 23, 2015]

    BY | IOWA ENERGY CENTER The recently released 2014 Battelle Report has highlighted ways Iowa can improve its economic performance. It outlines opportunities and challenges for Iowa’s economic growth, while giving recommendations for improvement. The Iowa Partnership for Economic Progress (IPEP) advisory board initiated the 2014 Battelle Report to set a strategic direction for economic development [...]  Read More

  • 2014 Battelle Report: Advancing the Strategic Direction for Economic Growth in Iowa
    [February 20, 2015]

    BY | IOWA ENERGY CENTER The recently released 2014 Battelle Report has set an enhanced economic development roadmap for the state of Iowa. It outlines opportunities and challenges for Iowa’s economic growth while giving recommendations for improvement. The Iowa Partnership for Economic Progress (IPEP) advisory board initiated the 2014 Battelle Report to set a strategic [...]  Read More