Serving O'Brien & Clay Counties

Grassley: How Iowa pioneered the rise of renewable energy

Every day is National Iowa Day in my book. There’s no shortage of things to celebrate in our great state. Iowa farmers feed our nation and countries around the globe. Iowa manufacturing is responsible for nearly one-fifth of the state’s economic output. For decades, the state has harnessed natural resources, built critical infrastructure and put renewable energy on the map in America’s heartland. My work in Congress aims to give voice to Iowans’ priorities and empower their work.

One such example is my bipartisan Wind Energy Incentives Act. Now 30 years since it became law – and complemented b...