Wind Energy Advancing Across Iowa

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"The American Wind Energy Association announced Aug. 4 that Iowa generated 20% of its electricity from wind."

The Messenger, Lindsey Mutchler

For the last year a meteorological tower has measured the wind speeds on Don Sandell's farm as enXco Development Corporation of Minneapolis, Minn., develops the site into a wind farm. Sandell's land is one parcel scattered across 1,400 acres south of Fort Dodge that will see 157 wind turbines erected in 2012. The company is on schedule to begin erecting turbines as early as 2012.

The wind energy industry has grown in Iowa over the years. The American Wind Energy Association announced Aug. 4 that Iowa generated 20% of its electricity from wind from January to April of 2011.. . . View full article

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