April 29th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill
The total volume of US wind power construction and development activity grew to record levels in the first quarter of 2019, according to new figures published by the American Wind Energy Association, growing by 6,146 megawatts (MW).
July 25th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
MidAmerican Energy's breathtaking 2 gigawatts (GW) Wind XI project continues to roll out across Iowa with several new announcements confirming another 341 megawatts (MW) worth of capacity across the Arbor Hill and Ivester wind farms.
June 6th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
MidAmerican Energy announced a new large-scale wind energy project towards the end of May, dubbed "Wind XII," which consists of 591 megawatts (MW) worth of new wind capacity in Iowa, and which would propel the company to be the first investor-owned electric utility in the US to generate renewable energy equal to 100% of its customers usage each year.
December 7th, 2015 | by Tina Casey
While the COP21 Paris climate talks edge closer to conclusion, scores of local government leaders have come out swinging with strong climate goals
August 14th, 2013 | by Silvio Marcacci
Iowa will add 1.05 gigawatts of new wind energy capacity by 2015, thanks to the Iowa Utilities Board’s approval of a $1.9 billion proposal from MidAmerican Energy.
Regulatory approval of the Wind VII project paves the way for construction to start as soon as September 2013, bringing hundreds of green jobs and millions in revenue to landowners and the government
August 6th, 2013 | by Silvio Marcacci
America’s wind energy industry may be coming off a record-setting 2012 but could potentially soar even higher – if federal policy uncertainty is resolved in time to help overcome the natural gas boom and fast-closing state renewable energy targets.
This outlook from the US Department of Energy’s “2012 Wind Technologies Market Report,” underlines how important stable government policy is to growing a clean energy economy and reveals the economic potential of a future powered by wind energy
November 14th, 2012 | by Tina Casey
Well, that didn’t take long. Barely three weeks after the lobbying group American Energy Alliance vowed to make the wind [&hellip
August 26th, 2012 | by Stephen Lacey
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June 14th, 2012 | by Zachary Shahan
Some top wind energy news from around: Research How Wind Cuts Electricity Bills “Wind as an electricity supply resource [&hellip
May 21st, 2012 | by Zachary Shahan
It must have been the attack ads criticizing clean energy that caused Republican Rob Hatch to speak up. A 10-year veteran [&hellip
May 17th, 2012 | by Zachary Shahan
Iowa is a clear wind energy leader. The folks there know that wind energy is an economic dynamo… when [&hellip
December 29th, 2011 | by Zachary Shahan
As the leading organization of the U.S. solar energy industry has done, the folks most in the know when [&hellip