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  • Friday, March 22, 2019 2:59 PM
    A company called ReNewtrient One plans to build a $25 million plant near Clarion in north-central Iowa that will convert poultry litter into an organic fertilizer.

    Friday, March 22, 2019 6:00 AM
    One year after reviving Green Drinks-Des Moines, author, speaker and sustainability consultant Adam Hammes believes the group, which meets once a month at Peace Tree Brewery in Des Moines, is on a roll. 

  • Thursday, March 21, 2019 10:48 AM
    A group of beginning farmers is backing a proposed state law that would extend the state’s agricultural exemption from zoning and building codes to apply to all farms, regardless of size. 

  • Wednesday, March 20, 2019 3:20 PM
    A new study commissioned by the Iowa Renewable Fuels Association concludes that the biofuels industry is responsible for more than 48,000 jobs in the state and generates more than $2.5 billion in Iowa household income.

  • Wednesday, March 20, 2019 3:20 PM
    The Iowa Economic Development Authority and the Iowa Energy Center have launched two new financial assistance programs to facilitate energy-related projects in Iowa — the IEC Grant Program and the Alternate Energy Revolving Loan Program. 

  • Friday, March 15, 2019 11:26 AM
    The city of Waukee, the Nature Conservancy in Iowa, Waukee Aspiring Professional Experience and the Midwest Renewable Energy Association are announcing Solarize Waukee, a new bulk solar group purchase program for businesses and residents anywhere within the Waukee Community School District boundaries, which includes Waukee and portions of West Des Moines, Clive and Urbandale. 

    Friday, March 15, 2019 9:50 AM
    Des Moines Water Works CEO and General Manager Bill Stowe has been diagnosed with an “aggressive form of cancer [that] provides very few options for treatment,” he said in a letter to the utility’s board of directors. 

  • Wednesday, March 13, 2019 10:27 AM
    EPA moves to allow drives to buy E15, a 15 percent ethanol blend, all year.

  • Tuesday, March 12, 2019 10:41 AM
    A development firm plans to construct a 349-mile underground power line to move renewable energy generated in rural Iowa to Chicago and eastern cities.

  • Tuesday, March 12, 2019 10:40 AM
    Iowa clean energy advocates suspect the state’s largest utility is secretly behind a new organization claiming to represent farmers, consumers and businesses that oppose the state’s solar policies, reports the Energy News Network. 

  • Friday, March 8, 2019 2:56 PM
    Corridor Business Journal: Job creation among small businesses broke the 45-year record in February with a net addition of 0.52 workers per firm, according to National Federation of Independent Businesses' monthly jobs report, released Thursday.

    Friday, March 8, 2019 1:36 PM
    The state government has released its latest data on achieving the voluntary goals set by the Iowa Nutrient Reduction Strategy — the state’s main machinery to address significant water quality problems.

  • Thursday, March 7, 2019 3:14 PM
    The USDA forecast net farm income, a broad measure of profits, of $69.4 billion this year. If accurate, the total would be the third year of net income below $70 billion since 2015.

  • Thursday, March 7, 2019 11:03 AM
    Alliant Energy has proposed an electric and gas rate increase for Iowa customers, citing costs for expanding wind farms and new meters, reports the Mason City Globe Gazette.

  • Wednesday, March 6, 2019 11:10 AM
    Ames-based Renewable Energy Group’s revenue grew 10.6 percent to $2.4 billion  in 2018, with sales of 649.2 million gallons of biodiesel, the company reported Tuesday.

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