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Vestas awarded wind energy for 121 wind turbines in Iowa, USA

Vestas has received a three-year extension from Alliant Energy to provide service and maintenance for 121 V82-1.65 MW wind turbines at the Whispering Willow Wind Farm – East in Iowa. Under the agreement, Alliant Energy chose the Active Output Management (AOM) 2000 service option. This consists of scheduled maintenance and VestasOnline®, a surveillance system that … Continue reading Vestas awarded wind energy for 121 wind turbines in Iowa, USA

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Acciona Completes First AW-3000 Wind Turbine For North America

Two of the 3 MW wind turbines, which feature a 116-meter rotor diameter, will be installed at the Pioneer Grove Wind Farm in Cedar County, Iowa. Acciona has finished assembling its first AW-3000 wind turbine for use in the North American market. The wind farm will utilize two different tower technologies, which are both suitable … Continue reading Acciona Completes First AW-3000 Wind Turbine For North America

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Iowa wind energy contributes to milestone

The American Wind Energy Association announced that the U.S. has exceeded 50 gigawatts, or 50,000 megawatts, of installed capacity. The following community wind projects in lowa contributed to reaching the goal: • AG Land 5 and 5 (3.2 MW) • Cumberland Rose Wind Energy (1.6 MW) • Forward Fontanelle Power (1.6 MW) • Greenfield Wind … Continue reading Iowa wind energy contributes to milestone

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Top U.S. Energy Department Official Visits Iowa, Calls on Congress to Extend Wind Energy PTC

REVE In 2011, Iowa generated nearly 19 percent of its total electricity from wind energy, making it one of America’s wind energy leaders. According to the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA), Iowa’s wind industry supported 4,000 to 5,000 direct and indirect jobs in 2010.   Today, Under Secretary for Energy (Acting) and Assistant Secretary for … Continue reading Top U.S. Energy Department Official Visits Iowa, Calls on Congress to Extend Wind Energy PTC

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