renewable energy http://iowapublicradio.org en Bringing in the Harvest http://iowapublicradio.org/post/bringing-harvest <p>Pam Johnson has just wrapped up a term as president of the National Corn Growers Association. She and her husband and two sons farm in Floyd County in North Iowa. Johnson testified in July before a U.S. House Subcommittee on Energy about the need to continue the Renewable Fuels Standard for ethanol.</p><p></p> Mon, 28 Oct 2013 19:05:58 +0000 Pat Blank 31246 at http://iowapublicradio.org Bringing in the Harvest Iowa Wind Industry Leaders Praise Extension of Tax Credit http://iowapublicradio.org/post/iowa-wind-industry-leaders-praise-extension-tax-credit <p></p><p></p><p>The “Fiscal Cliff” bill signed by President Obama includes renewal tax credits for wind energy. Iowa is third in the nation for wind power production.</p><p>Wind energy companies here claim the incentives are essential for the growth of the industry. Harold Prior is the Executive Director of the <a href="http://www.iowawindenergy.org/">Iowa Wind Energy Association</a>. He says as the deadline approached without guaranteed renewal, investors were hesitant to start projects.</p> Thu, 03 Jan 2013 13:01:54 +0000 Clare Roth 12823 at http://iowapublicradio.org Iowa Wind Industry Leaders Praise Extension of Tax Credit