Alliant Energy Strangling Iowa’s Solar Industry

Ideal Energy CEO Troy Van Beek says new rules for solar energy in Iowa will “strangle” the industry. Van Beek is a retired US Navy Seal & recently wrote a guest column for The Gazette outlining why new rates from Alliant Energy, approved by the Iowa Utilities Board, are bad for businesses & bad for Iowans. Van Beek spoke with Des Moines FM host Chance Dorland about his activism on the issue. Find out more by visiting

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