Iowa Wind Energy Association


IWEA is your source for information on wind energy in Iowa. IWEA will…

  • Promote the value of increased use of wind energy in the state.
  • Enhance Economic Development for the state and region through the recruitment of wind related industries.
  • Speak with a common voice to seek legislation and statewide policies which help the growth of the wind industry.
  • Facilitate communication and networking of all stakeholders valuing the growth of wind energy in Iowa.

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Economic Impacts of Wind Energy Development in Iowa

Following the release of IWEA’s May wind report Iowa’s Wind Potential for Addressing 111(d) Goals, Dave Swenson, and associate scientist in the Department of Economics at Iowa State University, conducted an economic impact analysis of [...]

August 11th, 2015|

Iowa Wind Energy Fact Sheet

Iowa is a national leader in wind energy, producing the highest percentage of electricity by wind of any state. Iowa generated 28.5 percent of its electricity from wind energy with 5,688 megawatts (MW) of installed [...]

May 15th, 2015|

Iowa’s Wind Potential for Addressing 111(d) Goals

The primary aim of this study is to evaluate the potential for tapping Iowa’s wind resource to reduce CO2emissions from electric power plants, not only in Iowa but regionally.

May 4th, 2015|