28 Jan '17, 12am

Work starting soon on new giant Iowa #windpower project: @NAWindpower

Work starting soon on new giant Iowa #windpower project: @NAWindpower

MidAmerican Energy has announced plans to build new wind farms in Boone, Greene and Mahaska counties in Iowa. The projects will be the first Wind XI sites selected for construction. The energy provider announced plans last April to invest $3.6 billion for the Wind XI project , which calls for the construction of 1,000 wind turbines that will add 2 GW of wind generation capacity in Iowa. MidAmerican Energy plans to begin construction in April on the Beaver Creek wind project in Boone and Greene counties and the Prairie wind project in Mahaska County; completion is scheduled for the end of this year. The 170 Beaver Creek and 168 MW Prairie wind projects will comprise 85 and 84 turbines, respectively. The company says it is working with developers, county officials and landowners at potential wind farm sites in other Iowa counties for the rest of the Wind XI project. Construc...

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