Severe Weather Alert Follow Us On Twitter #KCRGWX

Winter Weather Alert Follow Us On Twitter #KCRGWX

Current Alerts

Current Alerts Click to learn more

X Close

Click Here for our Friday Night Lights live stream and game chat

Swipe left and right to view more scores

Scores refresh every five minutes. View more scores

Iowa Senate Approves Alternative Energy Tax Credits

-->
  • Photo
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) The Iowa Senate has approved tax breaks for electric and natural gas fueling stations and those who install solar panels.

The state Senate unanimously approved the legislation Tuesday. It now moves to the House Ways and Means Committee.

One bill would provide $5 million in state dollars to fund a new income tax break for individuals, farmers and business owners who want to install fueling stations for electric or natural gas-powered vehicles.

Bill sponsor Sen. Rob Hogg of Cedar Rapids says the measure encourages farmers to fuel their farm equipment with natural gas.

The other bill extends existing income tax breaks for those who install solar energy systems on buildings. But the measure would allow individuals and corporations to get a separate tax break for each, individual solar system installed.

Featured Videos