Innovative Energy Policy

That’s a wrap! Gov. Reynolds completes 99 county tour in under 200 days

November 30, 2017

Gov. Kim Reynolds completed her 99 county tour for 2017 on Thursday, Nov. 30, at Carver’s Ridge in Corning in Adams County.

Gov. Reynolds restarted her 99 county tour after being sworn in as governor on May 24. She held 303 public events in 189 days.

MN to IA: You're "kicking our tails"

September 22, 2017

Jobs, investments — and low electricity rates

In addition to having created thousands of jobs and $13.5 billion in economic investments, Iowa residents enjoy some of the lowest electricity rates in the country.

Gov. Reynolds issues statement after new report shows Iowa leads in wind energy jobs

September 07, 2017

Gov. Kim Reynolds issued the following statement Thursday after the Clean Jobs Midwest report showed Iowa leading in wind energy jobs.

Why Apple, Facebook, Microsoft and Google are flocking to Iowa

August 28, 2017

The Midwestern state is the prime location for renewable energy projects. Iowa passed one of the first Renewable Portfolio Standards (RPS) in the country in 1983. The state is also ranked first in the U.S.

Gov. Reynolds thanks Alliant Energy for plugging into Iowa

August 03, 2017

Gov. Kim Reynolds thanked Alliant Energy Thursday after the company announced its plans for another major wind investment.

“Iowa is a renewable energy powerhouse because of companies like Alliant Energy plugging into our state.

Gov. Reynolds, Lt. Gov. Gregg call on EPA to raise biodiesel requirements in RFS

August 02, 2017

Gov. Kim Reynolds and Lt. Gov. Adam Gregg called on the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to raise the 2019 biodiesel volume requirements in the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) Wednesday morning at their administration’s weekly press conference.

Gov. Reynolds testifies before EPA on behalf of RFS

August 01, 2017

Gov. Kim Reynolds testified before the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Tuesday morning on behalf of the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). Below are her remarks, as prepared for delivery:

Gov. Reynolds issues statement on new renewable fuel volumes from EPA

July 05, 2017

Gov. Kim Reynolds issued the following statement on the new renewable fuel volumes released from the Environmental Protection Agency Wednesday:

Gov. Reynolds meets with Cabinet members to discuss Iowa issues

June 28, 2017

Gov. Kim Reynolds met with several members of President Donald Trump’s cabinet Wednesday in Washington, D.C., to discuss issues important to Iowans.

Gov. Reynolds presents to President Trump at White House energy event

June 28, 2017

Gov. Kim Reynolds traveled to Washington, D.C., Wednesday to present to President Donald Trump at a White House energy event.