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(Radio Iowa) - Construction will begin later this month on a seven-million dollar solar installation that will provide power for Grinnell College. Rob Hach is CEO of Storm Lake-based Trusted Energy, the firm that's installing more than 10-thousand solar panels in a 30-acre field. "The project is located to the...
Grinnell, IA1230kfjb.com

Taking In The Rays

Construction will begin later this month on a seven-million dollar solar installation that will provide power for Grinnell College. Rob Hach (HAWK) is C-E-O of Storm Lake-based Trusted Energy, the firm that’s installing more than 10-thousand solar panels in a 30-acre field. Estimates indicate the solar field will provide about...
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Grinnell, IARadio Iowa

Solar field projected to supply 30% of energy for Grinnell College

Construction will begin later this month on a seven-million dollar solar installation that will provide power for Grinnell College. Rob Hach is CEO of Storm Lake-based Trusted Energy, the firm that’s installing more than 10,000 solar panels in a 30-acre field. “The project is located to the northeast of the...
Iowa StateHawk Eye

Iowa meat lockers, facing years-long backlog, targeted for help with new law

WILLIAMSBURG — Before the coronavirus pandemic, Roehrkasse Meat Co. was busy year-round processing beef, pork and the occasional lamb from local farms, owner Colby Jacoby said. Now, following pandemic-induced backlog after plant closures last year, the meat locker is scheduling into 2023, and even that calendar year is filling up...
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New chemical plant in southeast Iowa to use corn to make fabric

Cargill and a German company are teaming up to build a chemical plant in Eddyville to make fabric. “Cargill and Helm have formed a joint venture investing up to $300 million in this new facility in Eddyville to produce BDO from corn,” says Jon Veldhouse, Cargill’s business development manager for the project.
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Eddyville, IAKBOE Radio

Cargill to build new chemical plant in Eddyville

Cargill and a German company are teaming up to build a chemical plant in Eddyville that will allow them to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Jon Veldhouse is Cargill’s business development manager for the project. “Cargill and Helm have formed a joint venture investing up to $300 million in this new...
Eddyville, IAOttumwa Courier

$300M Eddyville facility to be first of its kind in US

EDDYVILLE — A $300 million facility in Eddyville will have the ability to save up to 93% of greenhouse gas emissions. Cargill and HELM are entering a joint venture, Qore, to help leading brands replace fossil-based chemistries with bio-based intermediates, which will enable them to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Qore will focus on producing QIRA, a next-generation 1,4-butanediol (BDO) that is made biologically through the fermentations of plant-based sugars.
Eddyville, IAthegazette.com

Cargill, HELM to build $300 million facility in Eddyville

Cargill will work with Germany-based HELM to build a $300 million facility in southeastern Iowa for commercial-scale, renewable butanediol, the company announced Monday. The joint venture in Eddyville, called Qore, will “help leading brands replace fossil-based chemistries with bio-based intermediates,” according to a news release. The 1,4-butanediol, often referred to...
Sigourney, IAkciiradio.com

Sigourney Starts Farmer’s Market Season Wednesday

Today is the kickoff to the farmer’s market season in Sigourney. The Keokuk County Farmer’s Market on the Square begins their 2021 calendar from 4-7p.m. this evening. They will have food vendors, craft vendors, live music and more. The Sigourney Area Development Corporation is directing the event. They will hold the market every Wednesday through October 13th. For more information about the event or how to join them as a vendor visit the Keokuk County Farmer’s Market on the Square Facebook page.
Sigourney, IASigourney News Review

Farmer’s Market to Set Up in Courtyard

SIGOURNEY – Keokuk County Supervisors gave tentative approval to the Sigourney Area Development Corporation (SADC) for use of the courthouse grounds for a farmer’s market. SADC had asked permission to utilize the area around the courthouse on Wednesdays from 4-7 p.m. beginning in June and running through October. PLEASE LOG...
Grinnell, IAthesandb.com

Grinnell farmers market ready for summer season

Grinnell’s summer-long farmers market will be opening on May 13 with many of the same COVID-19 precautions as last year. Grinnell residents will be able to purchase everything from fresh fruits and vegetables to kettle corn twice a week in Central Park. “The excitement for market seems to be the...
Iowa Statecbs2iowa.com

UPDATE: Power restored in Iowa County

IOWA COUNTY, Iowa — (UPDATE: 7:45 p.m.) Power outages impacting thousands of customers in Iowa County appear to be over. Both Alliant Energy and T.I.P. websites show no customers without power. --------------------------- Thousands of people in Iowa County are without power Monday evening. A little more than a thousand customers...
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Power outage affected some Iowa County customers

MARENGO, Iowa (KCRG) - Some customers in Iowa County, and some surrounding counties, experienced a power outage on Monday evening. Up to nearly 20% of T.I.P. Rural Electric Cooperative’s over 6,400 customers were out at the peak of the service interruption, according to information provided on the company’s website. Most of the affected customers were in Iowa, Poweshiek, and Benton Counties, particularly in the Marengo area.