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Iowa

Incentives/Policies for Renewables & Efficiency

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Mandatory Utility Green Power Option   

Last DSIRE Review: 02/01/2013
Program Overview:
State: Iowa
Incentive Type: Mandatory Utility Green Power Option
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies: Photovoltaics, Wind, Biomass, Hydroelectric, Municipal Solid Waste
Applicable Sectors: Utility
Authority 1:
Date Enacted:
Date Effective:
Iowa Code ยง 476.47
07/01/2001
01/01/2004
Authority 2:
Date Enacted:
IAC 199-15.17
08/29/2003
Summary:

All electric utilities operating in Iowa, including those not rate-regulated by the Iowa Utilities Board (IUB), are required to offer green power options to their customers. These programs allow customers to make voluntary contributions to support the development of renewable energy sources in Iowa. Utilities must file their program plans and tariff schedules with the IUB; however, the filings for non-rate-regulated utilities are intended to be for informational purposes only. This policy took effect January 1, 2004.


 
Contact:
  Ellen Shaw
Iowa Utilities Board
1375 E. Court Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50319
Phone: (515) 725-7348
E-Mail: ellen.shaw@iub.iowa.gov
Web Site: http://www.state.ia.us/iub
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