The University of Iowa

The University of Iowa officially transferred management of its utility system to ENGIE North America on March 11, 2020. The 50-year partnership with ENGIE and Meridiam will help fund and support the University's strategic plan and core missions of teaching, research, and scholarship. More information is available here. Updates to staff directories and web pages are underway.

Power Plant



The UI Power Plant consists of two natural gas boilers, three solid fuel boilers, three steam turbine electric generators, and four natural gas engine electric generators.

Utilities Graphic Turbines

Renewable Energy

The University of Iowa uses a diverse blend of alternative energy, including oat hulls, energy pellets, and Miscanthus grass.

Alternative Energy Portfolio