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Energy Comments

The Energy Program regularly submits public comments, letters and provides testimony in support of policies and programs that support and advance clean energy and climate health.

8-1-17 Testimony of Karl Rabago RPU-2017-0001
8-1-17 Testimony of Graeme Miller RPU-2017-0001
8-1-17 Testimony Paul Chernick RPU-2017-0001

6-9-17 

Mid American Energy Reply Comments  DRU-2017-0002
6-1-17 Joint Comments – MidAmerican Wind Repowering Proposal DRU-2017-0002
6-1-17 Mid American Energy Initial Comments 

DRU-2017-0002

4-28-17

Joint Reply Comments – MidAmerican Renewable Verification DRU-2017-0001

4-28-17 Letter of Support for MVP 7 E-22269
4-27-17 Alliant Emissions Plan & Budget – Direct Testimony of Nathaniel Baer EPB-2016-0150
4-21-17 Joint Comments – MidAmerican Renewable Verification DRU-2017-0001
4-19-17 Coalition Response Comments – Alliant Net Metering Pilot Proposal TF-2016-0321
3-23-17 Joint Comments – Iowa Utilities Board Chapter 35 Rule Revisions Workshop (Energy Efficiency) RMU-2016-0018
2-27-17 Joint Comments – Avoided Costs (Alliant) TF-2016-0290
2-27-17

Joint Comments – Avoided Costs SPU-2017-0003

2-27-17 Joint Comments – Avoided Costs (MidAmerican) TF-2016-0294
2-23-17 Coalition Petition for Rehearing and Motion for Clarification – Alliant Net Metering Pilot Proposal TF-2016-0321
1-17-17 Joint Comments – Iowa Utilities Board Chapter 45 Rulemaking (Interconnection) RMU-2016-0003
1-6-17 Comments – USDA RUS Environmental Impact Statement Scoping for MVP 5
12-2-16

IEC Letter of Support – MVP 5 Study

11-7-16 Joint Reply Comments – Iowa Utilities Board Chapter 45 Rulemaking (Interconnection) RMU-2016-0003
10-25-16

Joint Net-to-Gross Plan Status Report EEP-2012-0001 and EEP-2012-0002

9-30-16 Joint Motion for Approval of Technical Reference Manual EEP-2012-0001 and EEP-2012-0002
9-22-16 Joint Reply Comments – Iowa Utilities Board Chapter 35 Rule Revisions (Energy Efficiency) RMU-2016-0018
9-22-16

Joint Comments – Alliant Energy Avoided Costs TF-2016-0290

9-20-16

Coalition Comments – MidAmerican Net Metering Pilot Proposal TF-2016-0323

9-20-16 Coalition Comments – Alliant Net Metering Pilot Proposal TF-2016-0321
9-16-16

Alliant New Wind Project – Direct Testimony of Tom Wind RPU-2016-0005

9-16-16

Alliant New Wind Project – Direct Testimony of Nathaniel Baer RPU-2016-0005

9-15-16 Joint Comments – MidAmerican Avoided Costs TF-2016-0294
9-7-16 Joint Comments – Iowa Utilities Board Chapter 35 Rule Revisions (Energy Efficiency) RMU-2016-0018
9-6-16 Joint Comments – Iowa Utilities Board Chapter 45 Rulemaking (Interconnection) RMU-2016-0003
9-2-16 Joint Reply Comments – Iowa Utilities Board Chapter 15 Rule Revisions (Distributed Generation) RMU-2016-0006
8-18-16

Joint Comments – Iowa Utilities Board Chapter 15 Rule Revisions RMU-2016-0006

7-11-16 Letter of Support for MVP 4 E-22116 et al
6-21-16 Wind XI Direct Testimony - Iowa Environmental Council Energy Program Director Nathaniel Baer DOCKET NO. RPU-2016-0001
6-21-16 Wind XI Direct Testimony - Des Moines Mayor Frank Cownie DOCKET NO. RPU-2016-0001 
6-21-16 Wind XI Direct Testimony - Thomas A. Wind, Wind Utility Consulting DOCKET NO. RPU-2016-0001
4-20-16 Coalition Response to Utility DG Pilot Proposals NOI-2014-0001
1-21-16 Public Comments Regarding the Clean Power Plan – IEC (EPA-HA-OAR-2015-0199)
1-4-16 Petition to Intervene and Comments on Interconnection Waiver – IEC and ELPC (WRU-2015-0038-0156)
12-14-16

Letter in Support of Clean Line Motion to Establish Procedural Schedule – IEC (E-22123, etc.)

9-22-16

Review of Cogeneration and Small Power Production Rules Reply Comments RMU-2016-0006

9-22-16

Interstate Power and Response Light Company Response TF-2016-0290

12-1-15 Joint Public Reply Comments Regarding Proposed Changes to Interconnection Rules – IEC, ELPC, IREC (NOI-2014-0001)
11-23-15 Joint Public Additional Comments Regarding Wind and Renewable Energy Tax Credits – IEC, ELPC, ISETA, Winneshiek Energy District (NOI-2015-0001)
11-6-15 Joint Public Comments Regarding Proposed Changes to Interconnection Rules - IEC, ELPC, IREC (NOI-2014-0001)
11-6-15 Joint Public Comments Regarding Proposed Changes to Interconnection Rules - IEC, ELPC, IPL, MEC (NOI-2014-0001)     
9-25-15 Joint Public Comments Regarding Wind and Renewable Energy Tax Credits - IEC, ELPC, ISETA, Winneshiek Energy District (NOI-2015-0001) - September comments      
8-04-15 Petition to Intervene and Objection to Pella Cooperative Electric Tariff for Self-Generating Customers - IEC, ELPC, Iowa IPL, ISETA, SEIA, Vote Solar, Bryce Engers, Mike Lubberden (TF-2015-0305)      
7-29-15 Petition to Intervene and Motion to Dismiss Alliant Policy for Net Metering for Third-Party Purchase Agreements - IEC, ELPC, Iowa IPL, ISETA, SEIA, Winnisheik Energy District (FCU-2015-0009)     
7-15-15  Joint Public Comments Regarding June 15 Comments Pertaining to Distributed Energy - IEC, ELPC, ISETA, SEIA, Sierra Club, Vote Solar (NOI-2014-0001) - Round 8     
6-09-15 Testimony Supporting and Expanding on Aspects of Wind X Proposal - Baer - IEC, ELPC (RPU-2015-0002)            
6-15-15 Joint Public Comments Regarding Proposed Changes to Distributed Energy - IEC, ELPC, ISETA, SEIA, Sierra Club, Vote Solar (NOI-2014-0001) - Round 7     
4-07-15 Joint Public Comments Regarding Proposed Changes to Interconnection Rules - IEC, ELPC, IREC (NOI-2014-0001) - Round 6     
4-07-15 Joint Public Comments Regarding Proposed Changes to Interconnection Rules - IEC, ELPC, IPL, MEC (NOI-2014-0001) - April comments    
2-16-15 Joint Public Comments Regarding Proposed Changes to Interconnection Rules - IEC, ELPC, IREC,  (NOI-2014-0001) - Round 5    
12-22-14 Joint Public Comments Regarding Proposed Changes to Distributed Energy - IEC, ELPC (NOI-2014-0001) - Round 4     
12-01-14 Comments Supporting Proposed Clean Power Plan - IEC (EPA-HQ-OAR-2013-0602)    
10-24-14 Joint Public Comments Regarding Proposed Changes to Distributed Energy - IEC, ELPC, ISETA, SEIA, Sierra Club, Vote Solar  (NOI-2014-0001) - Round 3     
6-24-14 Joint Public Comments Regarding Proposed Changes to Distributed Energy - IEC, ELPC, IREC, ISETA, SEIA, Sierra Club, Vote Solar  (NOI-2014-0001) - Round 2     
2-26-14 Joint Public Comments Regarding Proposed Changes to Distributed Energy - IEC, ELPC, IREC, ISETA, SEIA, Sierra Club, Vote Solar  (NOI-2014-0001) - Initial Comments      
9-10-13 Testimony Conveying Concerns Regarding MidAmerican Proposed Treatment of LED Street Lights - Baer - IEC, ELPC (RPU-2013-0004)      
9-10-13 Testimony Regarding MidAmerican Standby Rates - Miller - IEC, ELPC (RPU-2013-0004)