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New Vertical Wind Turbine - Installed in Ankeny Iowa (#153)

posted on December 18, 2008 at 5:27 PM

New Vertical Wind Turbine - Installed in Ankeny Iowa (#153)
The IPTV cameras took a few hours to see a 'vertical' wind turbine being installed in Ankeny, Iowa. These turbines can work lower to the ground, and therefore can be built less expensively. 04:42 Read More »

Discussion: Wind as Alternative Power Source in Iowa (#153)

posted on April 25, 2008 at 1:15 PM

Discussion: Wind as Alternative Power Source in Iowa  (#153)
Iowa has the fourth highest wind power installation in the country, producing enough electricity to serve more than 320,000 average Midwest homes. Becoming a national leader in wind generation is no accident. Read More »

Wind Energy in Iowa (Full Program) (#153)

posted on April 25, 2008 at 12:00 AM

Wind Energy in Iowa (Full Program)  (#153)
Full Program: Wind power, and its potential in Iowa's future are discussed on this episode of "The Iowa Journal." 27:46 Read More »

Alternative Energy - Wind Energy in Iowa (#153)

posted on April 17, 2008 at 1:09 PM

Alternative Energy - Wind Energy in Iowa  (#153)
Iowa has the fourth highest wind power installation in the country, producing enough electricity to serve more than 320,000 average Midwest homes. Becoming a national leader in wind generation is no accident. 04:23 Read More »

Wind Energy Education (#111)

posted on November 10, 2007 at 4:28 PM

Wind Energy Education (#111)
Ideally located in Iowa's windy northwest, Iowa Lakes Community College in Estherville, is helping the growing workforce needs of the wind energy industry. The college developed one of the first training programs of its kind in the nation.... 03:15 Read More »

Alternative Energy: Ethanol (#107)

posted on October 30, 2007 at 11:53 AM

Alternative Energy: Ethanol (#107)
Ethanol has been a boon to Iowa. Ten percent of every fuel dollar stays in the state, benefiting the Iowa economy. Demand for the substance has pushed corn prices higher, also benefiting the state’s economy. Read More »

Ethanol's Future in Iowa (#107)

posted on October 30, 2007 at 11:53 AM

Monte Shaw is the Executive Director of the Iowa Renewable Fuels Association. As such he is not only the advocate for ethanol but other sources as well. Shaw discusses the viability and future of ethanol in the state of Iowa with David Yepsen. Read More »

Global Warming's Impact on Iowa (#106)

posted on October 26, 2007 at 6:30 PM

Global Warming's Impact on Iowa (#106)
Gene Takle, an ISU scientist and member of the U.N.'s Nobel-winning scientists, and David Osterberg, a former Iowa lawmaker known for his interest in environmental matters, discuss what global warming means for Iowa. Read More »

Global Warming in Iowa (#106)

posted on October 26, 2007 at 9:02 AM

Global Warming in Iowa (#106)
Even the most ardent of environmental naysayers are conceding something seems to be happening to the world’s climate. A warming of the planet by even a degree over a century, they say, can have a significant effect. 03:32 Read More »

Alternative Energy (Full Program) (#107)

posted on October 12, 2007 at 12:00 AM

Alternative Energy (Full Program) (#107)
Full Program: There is little doubt that ethanol has been a boon to rural Iowa. Farmers are not only enjoying a record harvest, they are also enjoying prices not historically seen except during a drought. But recently prices for ethanol have sagged. And a... 27:30 Read More »

The Impact of Renewable Energy in Iowa (#105)

posted on January 17, 2007 at 4:21 PM

The Impact of Renewable Energy in Iowa (#105)
Much of Iowa's economic optimism is being fueled by an industry that hardly existed a decade ago. Renewable energy is no longer just the darling of granola crunching idealists. It’s become the consort of steely-eyed capitalists. 03:29 Read More »

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