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Solar Day at the Capitol
ISETA will host 2017's Solar Day at the Capitol on Thursday, January 12. The day begins with a breakfast at 7AM and continues at 10AM with remarks by leaders in the solar industry and policy makers. Both will take place in the Capitol Rotunda. Visitors will have a chance to talk with policy makers about the great benefits of solar in Iowa. All are welcome!
 
The Iowa Energy Plan
The plan, led by Lieutenant Governor Kim Reynolds, the Iowa Economic Development Authority and the Iowa Department of Transportation, will establish priorities and guide decision-making statewide for evaluating current and future energy supply and demand, explore energy policies and programs, and recognize developing challenges and opportunities.
Additional information about the plan, its goals and details about the six public forums that will be held across Iowa in late March and early April are available on the Iowa Environmental Council's blog

Iowa Environmental Council's blog

 
Six public forums have been scheduled across the state in March and April to provide more info on the plan's development process and solicit suggestions and feedback.The forums are an excellent opportunity to meet the team developing the plan and share your thoughts on Iowa's energy future. Public input is critical for the plan and will help determine its direction. Comments can also be submitted online through June 30, 2016. These may be submitted via the Iowa Energy Plan website at

http://www.iowaenergyplan.org/contact.html

 

 

 

 Solar Energy News

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 17:55:00 GMT
Solar, Storage, Wind Power, News
GE Wins Zayed Future Energy Prize

GE on Monday won the Large Corporation award at the Zayed Future Energy Prize ceremony in Abu Dhabi.


Wed, 18 Jan 2017 17:46:00 GMT
Hydropower, Solar, Wind Power, News
Trump Won’t Derail India’s Clean Energy Plans, Vows Minister

India’s renewable energy minister this week vowed that his country will not deviate from its renewable energy targets if President-elect Donald Trump puts the brakes on U.S. commitments to tackling climate change.


Wed, 18 Jan 2017 17:20:00 GMT
Solar, Wind Power, News
Wyoming’s Utilities May Soon Be Banned from Buying Large-scale Renewables

This week in Wyoming, legislators introduced a new law that would keep the state’s utilities from purchasing utility-scale wind and solar power produced inside or outside of Wyoming.


Wed, 18 Jan 2017 16:27:00 GMT
Bioenergy, Solar, Opinion & Commentary, Hydropower, Geothermal, Wind Power
Business Won’t Back Down on Clean Energy Future

More than 530 companies and 100 investors signed the Low Carbon USA letter to President-elect Trump and other U.S. and global leaders to support policies to curb climate change, invest in the low carbon economy, and continue U.S. participation in the Paris Agreement. It’s a powerful message from business leaders connecting the dots between prosperity and a low-carbon economy and confirming their commitment to continue to lead the way.


Tue, 17 Jan 2017 20:45:00 GMT
Solar, Wind Power, Storage, News
IRENA Director Urges Faster Pace on Decarbonization

“As we advance deeper into a new energy paradigm, we need to pick-up the pace of our decarbonization efforts.” That was the message this week from the director-general of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), Adnan Amin.


Tue, 17 Jan 2017 11:04:00 GMT
Solar, Wind Power, News
Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week Opening Ceremony: ‘Resetting the Carbon Clock’

“Today, sustainability sits at the top of the global agenda. In this new era, renewables and hydrocarbons enjoy a symbiotic relationship that is changing the face of the energy world.”


Mon, 16 Jan 2017 20:10:00 GMT
Solar, Wind Power, News
Saudi Poised to Launch First Renewables Tenders

Saudi Arabia is poised to launch its National Renewable Energy Program’s first round of tendering. According to Khalid Al-Falih, the kingdom’s energy minister and also chairman of Saudi Aramco, it is “incredibly close” to the launch.


Wind Energy News

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 17:55:00 GMT
Solar, Storage, Wind Power, News
GE Wins Zayed Future Energy Prize

GE on Monday won the Large Corporation award at the Zayed Future Energy Prize ceremony in Abu Dhabi.


Wed, 18 Jan 2017 17:46:00 GMT
Hydropower, Solar, Wind Power, News
Trump Won’t Derail India’s Clean Energy Plans, Vows Minister

India’s renewable energy minister this week vowed that his country will not deviate from its renewable energy targets if President-elect Donald Trump puts the brakes on U.S. commitments to tackling climate change.


Wed, 18 Jan 2017 17:20:00 GMT
Solar, Wind Power, News
Wyoming’s Utilities May Soon Be Banned from Buying Large-scale Renewables

This week in Wyoming, legislators introduced a new law that would keep the state’s utilities from purchasing utility-scale wind and solar power produced inside or outside of Wyoming.


Wed, 18 Jan 2017 16:27:00 GMT
Bioenergy, Solar, Opinion & Commentary, Hydropower, Geothermal, Wind Power
Business Won’t Back Down on Clean Energy Future

More than 530 companies and 100 investors signed the Low Carbon USA letter to President-elect Trump and other U.S. and global leaders to support policies to curb climate change, invest in the low carbon economy, and continue U.S. participation in the Paris Agreement. It’s a powerful message from business leaders connecting the dots between prosperity and a low-carbon economy and confirming their commitment to continue to lead the way.


Tue, 17 Jan 2017 20:45:00 GMT
Solar, Wind Power, Storage, News
IRENA Director Urges Faster Pace on Decarbonization

“As we advance deeper into a new energy paradigm, we need to pick-up the pace of our decarbonization efforts.” That was the message this week from the director-general of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), Adnan Amin.


Tue, 17 Jan 2017 12:34:00 GMT
Wind Power, News
Trump’s Tax Reform Will Threaten Wind-Financing Deals, Spur M&A

Wind-power skeptic Donald Trump’s proposed tax reform may have an unintended consequence: threatening wind farms’ balance sheets.


Tue, 17 Jan 2017 11:04:00 GMT
Solar, Wind Power, News
Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week Opening Ceremony: ‘Resetting the Carbon Clock’

“Today, sustainability sits at the top of the global agenda. In this new era, renewables and hydrocarbons enjoy a symbiotic relationship that is changing the face of the energy world.”


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