Iowa in good shape under Obama energy plan

Sweeping changes could be coming to Iowa’s energy grid.

President Obama recently announced limits on carbon emissions, as he encouraged the use of alternative energy under a proposed plan.

James McCalley, a professor of electrical and computer engineering at Iowa State, says energy companies in Iowa have been investing in renewable energy for close to ten years now.

Already, 25 percent of Iowa’s electric energy comes from wind.

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