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Iowa Energy Center Board - June 6, 2023


Location: IEDA, 1963 Bell Avenue, Suite 200 Helmick Conference Room, Des Moines, Iowa Or Via Teams Webinar
Date: June 6, 2023 | 2:00 p.m.


Board Members Troy DeJoode - Chair, Stuart Anderson – Vice Chair, Debi Durham, Jennifer Johnson, Terry Kouba, Craig Just, Dan Nickey, Scott Stokes, Kelcey Brown and Matt Washburn


  1. Welcome & Introductions

    Troy DeJoode
    1. Roll Call

      Betty Hessing
    2. Approval of February 23, 2023 Board Meeting Minutes

  2. Fiscal Update

    Terry Roberson
  3. Competitive Grant Program

    1. Grant Program Update

      Amber Buckingham
    2. Grant Modification Requests

      1. 20-IEC-009

        Roll Call
      2. 20-IEC-016

        Roll Call
  4. Energy Infrastructure Revolving Loan Program (EIRLP)

    Stephanie Weisenbach
    1. Energy Infrastructure Revolving Loan Program Update

    2. EIRLP Loan Application Request

      1. Farmers Electric Cooperative - Kalona

        Roll Call
  5. Appointment to Committees and Election of Chair/Vice Chair

    Lisa Connell
    1. Appointments to the Grant Committee

    2. Appointments to the Loan Committee

    3. Election of Board Chair and Vice Chair

  6. Utility-Scale Agrivoltaics Research and Demonstration

    1. Speakers:
      Nick Peterson, Alliant Energy
      Anne Kimber, ISU, EPRC
      Ajay Nair, ISU, Dept. of Horticulture
      Matthew O’Neal, ISU, Entomology

  7. Other Business

    Troy DeJoode
    1. Energy Office Updates

      Brian Selinger
    2. August 10, 2023, 3rd Quarterly IEC Board Meeting

      November 16, 2023, 4th Quarterly IEC Board Meeting

  8. Public Comment Period

    1. A public comment period will be held at this time and is limited to 10 minutes. If you are interested in offering a comment, please email the Board Administrator at in advance of the meeting and provide your name and the topic of your comment.

  9. Adjournment

    Troy DeJoode

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Note: The meeting will convene no earlier than stated above, but may begin later. Agenda items may be considered out of order at the discretion of the Chair for each meeting. If you require accommodations to participate in this public meeting, call 515-348-6197 or TTY at (toll free) 800-735-2942 to make your request. Please notify us as soon as possible in advance of meeting. Board agendas may be amended any time up to 24 hours before the meetings.