On the Radio: Solar industry could boost Iowa’s economy

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Listen to this week’s radio segment here.  It features the work of Iowa State University economist David SwensonHis research found that gains in the solar industry could potentially hold benefits for Iowa’s economy.

How can we build our economy while keep Iowa cleaner? By looking to the sun. Continue reading

Report: Solar investment would yield thousands of jobs in Iowa


Source: Iowa Policy Project report

Iowa could create thousands of new jobs and economic benefits by incentivizing the development of solar power, according to a new report from the Iowa Policy Project, in collaboration with Environment Iowa, Environmental Law and Policy Center and The Vote Solar Initiative. Continue reading