University of Iowa


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

Power Plant

Read the brochure below for more information regarding the purpose, history, and environmental impact of the power plant.


Power Plant Brochure