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Wind Day On The Hill 2017

Did you know that expanding wind energy can save Iowa [...]

March 22nd, 2017|

Wind Turbine Technician Named Fastest Growing Job!

Wind power made up 35.8% of Iowa’s generated electricity, from [...]

February 23rd, 2017|

Farmer Turned Lawyer Helps Make Iowa Wind Power Go

Below is a link to an article from the Des [...]

December 27th, 2016|

Iowa’s new energy plan: More renewable energy, stronger power grid

Below is a link to an article from the Des [...]

December 21st, 2016|

New Report Finds More Wind Energy Would Provide Benefits For Iowa Businesses, Homeowners

Adding 10,000 MW of wind could save ratepayers $12.6 billion [...]

October 17th, 2016|

Greater Des Moines Partnership To Host Wind Energy Discussion

Click here to read the press release outlining the details [...]

October 7th, 2016|

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 [...]

August 16th, 2016|

Alliant to spend $1B on new wind farm

Below is a link to an article from the Des [...]

July 27th, 2016|

In Iowa, A Bipartisan Push to Become Leader in Wind Energy

Below is a link to an article from environment360....... 

June 2nd, 2016|

How Iowa Became the Nation’s Leader In Wind Energy

Below is a link to an article from yes!Magazine.......

May 2nd, 2016|

Clean energy sector is growing Iowa’s economy

Below is a link to an article from The Gazette....... [...]

May 2nd, 2016|

MidAmerican Energy announces $3.6 billion investment in renewable energy

Below is a link to an article from IWEA Member [...]

April 14th, 2016|

Branstad’s support of wind energy drives economy

Below is a link to an article from the Des [...]

January 29th, 2016|

Governors’ Coalition to Advocate for Wind and Solar Energy

The Governors’ Wind Energy Coalition announced today that it has [...]

January 21st, 2016|

Governors’ Wind Energy Coalition welcomes new leadership

Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad will take over as chairman. Click [...]

January 6th, 2016|

Economic Impacts of Wind Energy Development in Iowa

Following the release of IWEA’s May wind report Iowa’s Wind [...]

August 11th, 2015|

New report: Iowa wind power success story just getting started

$3.6 billion in savings possible on Iowa electric bills through [...]

July 16th, 2015|

Iowa Wind Energy Fact Sheet

Iowa is a national leader in wind energy, producing the [...]

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|

IOWA’S WIND POTENTIAL: An Executive Summary of Iowa’s Wind Resources to Reduce Carbon Emissions

As a national wind energy leader, Iowa is on track [...]

May 4th, 2015|

DOE Announces Regional Resource Centers

On Monday, March 10th, the US Department of Energy (DOE) [...]

March 4th, 2014|

USGS Interactive Map of All 47,000 Utility Scale Wind Turbines in the US

The US Geological Survey recently released an interactive map of [...]

February 20th, 2014|

Breaking News from Iowa Senate on Federal PTC

On a bipartisan unanimous vote, the Iowa State Senate gave [...]

February 5th, 2014|