Des Moines just got its first e-85 pump in town. Who’d have thought we didn’t have one already close by. More are on the way.
The Iowa Power Fund is one step closer to reality. This $100 million dollar fund will be established to fund technology developments in the renewable energy space. Apparently, house and senate versions are pretty similar so things are on track. I’m not sure if this fund will allow ancillary technologies to be funded but we’ll see.
The Midwest as a whole raised $324 million in 43 companies in the first
quarter of 2007, a huge increase from $128 million during the first
quarter of 2006 and $144 million during the like period in 2005.