Jim Martin-Schramm http://iowapublicradio.org en Solar Energy http://iowapublicradio.org/post/solar-energy <p>A new state tax credit is encouraging homeowners to invest in solar energy and people throughout Iowa are already using the renewable resource.&nbsp; Ben Kieffer talks with homeowner, Steve Peterson, who has a solar system in his home, along with Dennis Pottratz, whose renewable energy company installed Steve&rsquo;s solar system. Energy Program Director for the Iowa Environmental Council, Nathaniel Baer, discusses the tax breaks.</p> Mon, 16 Jul 2012 18:24:40 +0000 Ben Kieffer 4770 at http://iowapublicradio.org Solar Energy