Blog For Tag "coal"

  • What the state's ratemaking study can deliver for Iowa ratepayers

    posted by Kerri Johannsen on Tuesday, August 15, 2023 In 2023, the Iowa legislature adopted HF 617, which requires the Iowa Utilities Board (IUB) to undertake a review of utility ratemaking laws in Iowa and recommend changes at the start of the 2024 legislative session. In this post, IEC shares what we and our coalition partners are seeking to gain for Iowa ratepayers by engaging in this process.

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  • What's the deal with IEC and Wind PRIME?

    posted by Kerri Johannsen on Tuesday, February 7, 2023 We know it seems strange for groups like IEC to challenge MidAmerican's plans to construct more wind in Iowa, even as we're calling for MidAmerican to shut down its Iowa coal plants or setting goals for our state to be using 100% carbon-free energy by 2035. But those goals are the exact reason why we're questioning MidAmerican's latest project.

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  • How to save Iowans billions and reduce CO2 by 90%

    posted by Michael Schmidt on Tuesday, January 25, 2022 The Iowa Utilities Board has a stark question before it: should it put customers' needs first and require MidAmerican to take action that can save customers as much as $5 billion dollars and reduce CO2 emissions by 90 percent?

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