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Mark Landa Receives NRECA’s 2017 President’s Award

Mark Landa has been notified by the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA) that he and the Iowa Association of Electric Cooperatives (IAEC) have been selected to jointly receive the NRECA’s President Award. The President’s Award recognizes individuals who have made an outstanding one-time or continuing leadership contribution to rural electrification, the nation or communities [...]

Notable Utility Related Bills Passed in 2014 Session

The 2014 session of the Iowa General Assembly brought a few changes to the public utilities law practice in Iowa. Lawmakers focused their utility related discourse on tax credits for renewable energy, renewable fuels and solar energy, purview of the Iowa Utilities Board, water service requirements, delinquent customer accounts, and notice requirements for underground facilities. [...]

By |2019-10-21T18:48:11+00:00August 4th, 2014|Utility Law|

The Limits of Power…the Electric Kind.

Among your monthly bills, you may have noticed that unlike mobile phones, expanded television channels and Internet access, you only have one option when it comes to purchasing your electricity.  The reason is not because of a lack of companies which provide the power, but because of Iowa law.  In the late 1970's, the Iowa Legislature determined that [...]

By |2019-10-21T18:48:12+00:00January 25th, 2013|Utility Law|