By Robert Walton, Utility Dive
Invenergy will develop a pair of wind farms in Iowa, each capable of generating 200 MW, with construction slated to begin next year, according to Iowa Radio. The new projects by the Chicago-based developer in the northwest corner of the state are expected to be online by early 2020 and include more than 80 wind turbines at each location. Iowa generates more of its power from wind resources than any other state in the U.S. and more projects are coming.
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Wikimedia Commons Photo: Wind Turbines at Pioneer Prairie Renewable Energy Wind Farm, Iowa
ALSO OF POTENTIAL INTEREST
- According to the latest Clean Jobs Midwest report, clean energy employment across the
12-state region totaled 714,255 at the end of 2017. Nebraska employs 18,436 in clean energy jobs, the majority in energy efficiency.
- Nebraska Energy Office statistics show that, upon completion of projects under development, our state will have more than 2.4 gigawatts of wind energy.
- Growth ‘windustry’: Big wind projects coming together in Dixon, Wayne counties, Sioux City Journal