|House Approves Plan for Energy Independence|
Tuesday, April 24, 2007
For More Information: Rep. Tyler Olson, 515-281-3221
HOUSE APPROVES PLAN FOR ENERGY
“We’ve delivered on our promise to Iowans to make
House Files 927 and 918 create the Office of Energy Independence and a $100 million Iowa Power Fund. The bills were part of the Democrats’ Plan for Prosperity, their blueprint for legislative action this year. The goal is to achieve energy independence by 2025 through a statewide energy plan. The bills also include a new Director of Energy Independence and an advisory council of experts to help craft the plan.
“This isn’t just about incentives for renewable energy,” concluded Olson. “The new energy plan will develop strategies for reducing greenhouse gas emissions, lowering energy costs for families and businesses, and promoting conservation of our natural resources.”
The bill now goes to the Senate.
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