MidAmerican Energy to install wind turbines in five Iowa counties

The Iowa Utilities Board has approved a plan from the state’s largest utility company to install hundreds of wind turbines by the end of 2015.

Gov. Terry Branstad said Monday that the board had approved the $1.9 billion project from the MidAmerican Energy Company.

Branstad says construction will begin in September and the wind turbines will be located in five Iowa counties