Iowa Financial Incentives

Following is information on the primary incentives in Iowa. For an up-to-date list on all incentives and policies please visit the website.

Corporate Exemption

Corporate Tax Credit

Personal Tax Credit

Property Tax Incentive

Sales Tax Incentive

Rules, Regulations & Policies

Building Energy Code

Energy Efficiency Resource Standard


Net Metering

Renewables Portfolio Standard

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U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

The mission of EERE is to create and sustain American leadership in the transition to a global clean energy economy. Its vision is a strong and prosperous America powered by clean, affordable, and secure energy.

Learn about the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) mission, vision, accomplishments, and strategic goals as defined in the 2016–2020 Strategic Plan.


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