Did you know that expanding wind energy can save Iowa consumers $12.6 billion over 25 years? In 2016, wind energy supported between 8,000 and 9,000 jobs in Iowa. Most people don’t realize the positive economic impact of wind energy, and that’s why the Iowa Wind Energy Association is hosting Wind Day On The Hill, a [...]
Wind power made up 35.8% of Iowa’s generated electricity, from September 2015 to September 2016, making Iowa the leading U.S. state in wind power generation. As the wind industry continues its rapid growth, the demand for wind turbine technicians is booming. Graduates with an Associate's Degree, are working in Iowa, and sometimes traveling the globe, [...]
Below is a link to an article from the Des Moines Register.... http://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/money/agriculture/2016/12/27/farmer-turned-lawyer-helps-make-iowa-wind-power-go/95760814/
Below is a link to an article from the Des Moines Register....... http://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/money/business/2016/12/21/iowas-new-energy-plan-more-renewable-energy-stronger-power-grid/95693582/
Adding 10,000 MW of wind could save ratepayers $12.6 billion over 25 years Click here to read the full report as published by the Wind Energy Foundation.
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Gov. Branstad and Lt. Gov. Reynolds participate in Renewable Day at the Iowa State Fair Press Conference
Click here to read the full details of this event as published by The Office of the Governor of Iowa....... Click here to read additional reporting on this event as published by the Iowa Agribusiness Radio Network.....
Below is a link to an article from the Des Moines Register....... http://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/money/business/2016/07/27/alliant-spend-1b-new-wind-farm/87586976/
Below is a link to an article from environment360....... http://e360.yale.edu/feature/iowa_bipartisan_push_leader_in_wind_energy/3000/
Below is a link to an article from yes!Magazine....... http://www.yesmagazine.org/issues/life-after-oil/how-iowa-became-the-nations-leader-in-wind-energy-20160502