Iowa electricity rates in July 2019 averaged 14.56 cents per kilowatthour -- an estimated 10 percent more than the 13.27 cents per kilowatthour average rate in the U.S. overall in July 2019.
Iowa natural gas rates in June 2019 averaged 14.13 dollars per thousand cubic feet -- an estimated 21 percent less than the 17.89 dollars per thousand cubic feet average rate in the nation overall in June 2019.
The state of Iowa may be getting a huge boost in its renewable energy sector, as a major clean energy initiative has been proposed.
In the last decade, wind energy companies have invested $128 billion into the United States economy, the AWEA said in a recent report.
Nearly all new electricity generation in the United States originated from one of three sources in 2015 – wind energy, solar energy or natural gas.