Common Misconception: Land for Food Vs. Land for Energy

Currently Iowa is seeing a large number of solar programs and other renewable energy infrastructure coming into being. Two more cities have adopted the necessarily aggressive climate action plan of net zero carbon by 2050, Iowa City and Cedar Rapids. Our East national grid MISO, (Midcontinent Independent System Operator), has seen more requests for newContinue reading “Common Misconception: Land for Food Vs. Land for Energy”

Energy Efficiency That MPW Recommends

If you go onto Muscatine Power and Water’s website and search for information on energy efficiency you will eventually come to (this page). A huge list of options for residential, industrial or public customers can be found here. Let’s look a little closer at a few of the options that MPW recommends. Energy Efficient WindowsContinue reading “Energy Efficiency That MPW Recommends”

Community Solar Projects. Are they the key to reducing energy prices and energy needs?

Adding solar to your home has a lot of barriers. Maybe you don’t own your home. Maybe you own your home but can’t afford the upfront costs that might come with a solar project. To solve the latter, the Midwest Renewable Energy Association offers a Solar Group Buy option. Basically they select an installer throughContinue reading “Community Solar Projects. Are they the key to reducing energy prices and energy needs?”


Clean Air Muscatine is working to improve the environment and thus the lives of the citizens and neighbors of Muscatine, Iowa through the advocacy of common sense moves toward a cleaner, healthier world. We regularly attend the Board of Water, Electric and Communications meetings (Last Tuesdays at 5:30 pm at the MPW headquarters on CedarContinue reading “About”