DES MOINES, IOWA (January 25, 2023) — On January 19, 2023, the Iowa Utilities Board (IUB) issued an order in MidAmerican Energy’s Wind PRIME proceeding to make public two generation-planning studies that MidAmerican has aggressively and repeatedly sought to keep secret from regulators and the public.

DES MOINES, IOWA (December 30, 2022) — The Iowa Environmental Council is excited to launch our newest resource, the Iowa Energy and Infrastructure Funding Hub.

DES MOINES, IOWA (August 18, 2022)  Rather than building a generation system that tackles the climate crisis while lowering costs, MidAmerican’s latest proposal to the Iowa Utilities Board asks customers to foot the bill for two systems: Wind and coal. Increasing solar and storage, as many utilities around the country are doing, would allow MidAmerican to prudently transition its five Iowa coal plants into retirement while building a less risky and more affo

DES MOINES, IOWA (June 17, 2021)  Three environmental groups are appealing a decision by the Iowa Utilities Board to allow MidAmerican to evade review of its coal plants.

DES MOINES, IOWA (May 29, 2020) — The Iowa Utilities Board issued an order this week approving the Cardinal-Hickory Creek transmission line. This line will enable thousands of megawatts of clean, low-cost, renewable energy to access the electric grid.

DES MOINES, IOWA (January 9, 2020) — The Iowa Utilities Board this week issued an order addressing Alliant Energy’s electricity rates and approving a settlement supported by the Environmental Law and Policy Center, Iowa Environmental Council, and Sierra Club.