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Iowa Ideas panelists see new growth from derecho tree destruction

CEDAR RAPIDS - As cleanup from the Aug. 10 derecho continues and conversations begin to focus on recovery, experts in conserv...

Utilities work to ‘harden’ the system, post-derecho, Iowa Ideas Conference panelists say

In the span of an hour, the Aug. 10 derecho storm wreaked havoc on parts of the region's power grids, creating a workload tha...

Growing alternative crops in Iowa can bring risks and rewards

Many Iowa farmers are seeking alternatives to just corn and soybeans as a way to reduce risk, replenish the soil and improve ...

Iowa wind energy jobs could double or triple over the next decade

As many industries simply look for a path to survive the unprecedented coronavirus pandemic, one industry has its eyes on exp...

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Iowa biofuel industry applauds Trump for renewable fuel deal

CEDAR RAPIDS - Iowa biofuels industry officials Friday hailed as positive a Trump administration commitment to restore renewa...

The elephants in the room: Iowa’s water quality problem

Iowans' Ideas: Guest columns featuring the views of different Iowans in each edition of Iowa Ideas magazine. ...

The game-changing spark Iowa's solar industry needs could be in Louisa County

Less than 1 percent of Central Iowa Power Cooperative's energy comes from the sun, not all that rare in a state with less tha...

Iowans use a lot of energy. Here's how much.

As Iowa's population has grown, so, too, has the state's demand for energy....

Wind turbines haven't been universally welcomed by everyone in Iowa

In Fayette County, Catherine Miller knows firsthand that, while wind turbines are touted by many as a source of local revenue...

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