|  Jan 04, 2023

Top 5 Blogs of 2022

Delainey ThorudDelainey Thorud, Member Services Coordinator
Top 5 Blogs of 2022
Delainey ThorudDelainey Thorud, Member Services Coordinator

2022 was a year of recovery for the clean energy industry and despite facing many challenging times over the past couple of years, renewable energy bounced back better than ever.

Looking back on the past year, let's check out our top blog stories of 2022.

5. What is the "grid" and why is transmission important? 

The U.S. electric grid has millions of miles of transmission and distribution lines that are strategically placed all over the nation to bring power to where it is needed. This blog explains the "grid," transmission, and the benefits of expanded transmission.

4. Winterization and the Grid: Reliability 365 

Cold Midwest winters require resources that will generate a steady supply of electricity to keep our homes and businesses warm, and renewables are up to the task. This blog covers the electricity generation mix, transmission and the grid, and renewables in the winter.

3. Renewable Energy Sparks a Connection with Rural America 

As the transition to renewable energy grows, rural communities have become one of the greatest benefactors of clean power. This blog covers Midwest clean energy jobs, influxes of income, economic impacts, and community involvement.

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2. Iowa's Clean Energy Leadership is Paying Off 

Among the vast open fields of America's Heartland, Iowa remains a clean energy leader. This blog covers wind and solar power, clean energy growth, and clean energy job growth in Iowa.

1. Renewables and Property Rights

Property decisions must be left in the hands of landowners. This blog covers the economic, agricultural, and social benefits of allowing farmers and landowners to harvest renewables on their own property.

by Delainey ThorudDelainey Thorud
Member Services Coordinator