BY | IOWA ENERGY CENTER Thanks to a highly competitive $500,000 award from the Department of Defense (DOD), the Iowa Energy Center will partner with the Iowa Army National Guard (IAARNG) and Taylor Engineering to demonstrate energy efficient strategies at five IAARNG facilities. The funding opportunity comes specifically from the DOD’s environmental research program, Environmental Security Technology Certification [...] Read More

BY | IOWA ENERGY CENTER In May 2013, MidAmerican Energy Company announced a $1.9 billion investment in new Iowa wind farms, the largest economic development investment in the history of the state. During the Iowa Energy Center’s Lecture Series held on Nov. 21, 2013, over 40 participants from around the state gained insight into MidAmerican [...] Read More

BY | IOWA ENERGY CENTER KJWW Engineering Consultants has been selected as a second place winner of the American Society of Heating, Refrigeration, and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) Technology Award for their work on the Iowa Utilities Board and Office of Consumer Advocate (IUB/OCA) building in Des Moines, Iowa. Completed in April 2011, the IUB/OCA building is [...] Read More

BY | IOWA ENERGY CENTER During the first-ever Bioeconomy Showcase and Progressive Dinner, Iowa State University faculty members were invited to explore the university’s wealth of on and off-campus bioenergy resources, meet with current leaders of the bioeconomy, and learn about the Iowa Capital Corridor Initiative. “It’s exciting to bring together so many people from [...] Read More

BY | IOWA ENERGY CENTER In March 2008, West Union, Iowa was selected as an Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) Green Pilot Community. Over the past five years, the community was the first of its size to revitalize its historical downtown district with cutting-edge energy efficient components such as geothermal heating and cooling, LED streetlights, [...] Read More

On Thursday, August 29, 2013, people of faith from all around Iowa gathered at Jester Park Lodge in Granger, Iowa for the “Faith in a Changing Climate” conference. The event included presentations from various speakers, including Mark A. Torgerson, author and professor of theology, worship, and architecture; David Hade, president and co-owner of Iowa Home [...] Read More