Energy efficiency in rural Iowa

Fact sheet by Katie Rock, policy associate

Energy efficiency is a key element to Iowa’s role in leading the transition to clean, renewable energy.

However, there have recently been challenges to Iowa's energy efficiency. Passed in 2018, Senate File 2311 establishes spending caps for energy efficiency programs, allows customers to opt out of efficiency plans, and removes requirements for utilities to file energy efficiency plans with the Iowa Utilities Board.

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