Blog For Tag "wind energy"

  • Iowa is a Leader in the Wind Energy Industry

    posted by S. Patricia Batres-Marquez on Monday, October 15, 2018 By the end of the second quarter of 2018, Iowa added 4 MW of new wind power capacity for a total of 7,312 MW. Based on the newest data from the U.S. Department of Energy, in terms of wind power capacity installed, Iowa is the third in the nation after Texas and Oklahoma.

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  • Blowing into the Future with Wind Energy

    posted by Michelle Mensing on Thursday, June 16, 2016 Wind has been used as a source of energy since early history when windmills were used to grind grain and pump water. Ever since then we have continued utilizing wind energy, and in 1980 the first large-scale wind farms were built in California. Since then we have seen many advances being made in the technology for wind turbines.

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