Voters Should Challenge Candidates on Iowa’s Energy Future
by Katie Rock (Des Moines Register/Center for Rural Affairs) Iowa’s future as a leader in renewable energy is on the ballot in 2018. As legislators head home and campaigns gear up for important primary elections, voters should call attention to key policy changes our state will face for our energy future.
Higher blends of ethanol sold year-round can provide opportunities for Iowa’s farmers and for cellulosic ethanol as it grows in volume. Iowa transmission lines are currently expanding to other states, creating more potential for a regional clean energy supply from wind and solar. READ MORE