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Energy Electricity Net Generation Megawatt Hours 64,104,935 MWh
Total Nameplate Capacity of Generation Fleet, 2012 14,403 MW
Nameplate Capacity Built Before 1980 4,271 MW
Percent Capacity Built Before 1980 30%
Average Retail Price of Electricity 9.07ยข/kWh
Electricity Generated from Coal 30%
Electricity Generated from Natural Gas 11%
Electricity Generated from Nuclear Energy 10%
Electricity Generated from Hydroelectric 2%
Electricity Generated from Geothermal Energy 0%
Electricity Generated from Petroleum 0%
Electricity Generated from Solar Energy 0%
Electricity Generated from Biomass 0%
Electricity Generated from Wind 46%
Electricity Generated from Other Sources 0%
Name
Kim Reynolds
Party Affiliation
Republican
Assumed Office
2017-05-24
Name
Iowa Utilities Board
Abbreviation
IUB
Year Established
1878
Associated ISO or RTO
MISO (Midcontinent ISO)
Regulated Services
["Electricity", "Natural Gas", "Gas Pipelines and Safety", "Telecommunications", "Water"]
Number of Seats
3
Staff Size
68
Current Commissioner Count
3
Term Length in Years
6 Years
Term Limit
false
Name
The Iowa Legislature
Session Length in Months
4
Session Start Date
2019-01-14
Session End Date
2019-05-03