Charles Isenhart

Lawmakers end solar tax credits, leaving 760 Iowans out of the money

BY: - May 28, 2021

More than 750 Iowa homeowners will lose an average of $3,200 each after lawmakers failed to extend a tax credit for solar energy systems. The homeowners qualified for the credit when they bought their systems, many in 2020, and had legally applied for the tax breaks, said Tyler Olson, a former Democratic state representative who […]

Bill promotes renewable energy, efficiency at public schools

BY: - February 11, 2020

The Iowa Energy Center would be required to come up with a plan to aid public schools with energy efficiency projects through grants under a bill introduced in the Iowa House of Representatives Tuesday. House File 2331 would require the center to add recommendations for projects and grants for elementary and secondary public schools to […]