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Siemens Gamesa awarded the largest repowering order in North America by MidAmerican Energy

The company will supply and install 163 SG 2.7-129 wind turbines, operating at 2.38 MW and 18 previously sold SWT-2.3-108 wind turbines to repower the Rolling Hills wind farm (429.3 MW), with an option for 12 additional wind turbines.  Siemens Gamesa has been selected by MidAmerican Energy Company for the Rolling Hills wind power project … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa awarded the largest repowering order in North America by MidAmerican Energy

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MidAmerican Energy places 356 MW wind power order for the 2,000 MW Wind XI project in Iowa

Vestas has received a firm and unconditional order from MidAmerican Energy Company, a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway Energy, for 356 MW of V110-2.0 MW turbines for the Wind XI project. The order references Vestas Wind Systems A/S’ company announcement No. 22/2016 of 17 June 2016 and includes previously purchased PTC-qualifying components. The order includes supply … Continue reading MidAmerican Energy places 356 MW wind power order for the 2,000 MW Wind XI project in Iowa

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MidAmerican Energy announces new wind farm

MidAmerican Energy Company announced the construction of a wind farm project that will begin this month in west-central Grundy County. This latest project is called the Ivester wind farm and it will include 35 Siemens Gamesa wind turbines. MidAmerican expects the project to be completed at the end of the year. Ivester will add 90.8 … Continue reading MidAmerican Energy announces new wind farm

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MidAmerican Energy to start construction of 550 MW Iowa wind farms in June

MidAmerican Energy said that it will break ground on Arbor Hill and Orient, two new wind farms in Iowa with a combined capacity of 550MW, in June. The Arbor Hill wind farm project will feature 125 turbines. On the other hand, the Orient wind farm project will have 150 turbines with an option to add up … Continue reading MidAmerican Energy to start construction of 550 MW Iowa wind farms in June

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Siemens Gamesa secures 77 MW wind power project with MidAmerican Energy in the U.S.

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has been selected by MidAmerican Energy Company to supply turbines for an upcoming wind farm. The company will supply 25 SWT-2.625-120 and 5 SWT-2.3-108 wind turbines, totalling 77 MW, with the option to add up to 5 additional SWT-2.625-120 wind turbines for a total capacity of 90 MW. The project is … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa secures 77 MW wind power project with MidAmerican Energy in the U.S.

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MidAmerican Energy places 92 MW order for the 2,000 MW Wind XI project in Iowa

Vestas has received a firm and unconditional order from MidAmerican Energy Company, a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway Energy, for 46 V110-2.0 MW turbines for the Wind XI project. The order includes previously purchased PTC-qualifying components. The order includes supply and commissioning of the wind turbines as well as a five-year Active Output Management 5000 (AOM … Continue reading MidAmerican Energy places 92 MW order for the 2,000 MW Wind XI project in Iowa

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MidAmerican Energy has announced two new wind farms in Iowa

MidAmerican Energy Company has announced that it has completed two new wind farms in Iowa that add 338 megawatts of wind generation capacity, with one of those farms located in Mahaska County. According to a news release sent by MidAmerican, the Beaver Creek Wind Farm in Boone and Greene Counties as well as the Prairie … Continue reading MidAmerican Energy has announced two new wind farms in Iowa

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MidAmerican Energy Completes Beaver Creek & Prairie Wind Farms In Iowa Totaling 338 Megawatts

MidAmerican Energy Company announced this week that it had completed two new wind farms in the state of Iowa totalling 338 megawatts, both of which are part of the mammoth 2 gigawatt Wind XI economic development project announced in early 2016. MidAmerican Energy announced on Monday that it had completed the 170 megawatt (MW) Beaver … Continue reading MidAmerican Energy Completes Beaver Creek & Prairie Wind Farms In Iowa Totaling 338 Megawatts

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MidAmerican will spend $1 billion ‘repowering’ oldest wind turbines

Using a massive crane and ropes, about a half dozen men carefully shift a 13,450-pound wind turbine blade until its steel poles match up with holes in a massive hub, slowly sliding in. The “stabbing” takes about a half hour — the growing wind speed Wednesday made the process trickier than normal, says Spencer Moore, MidAmerican Energy’s vice president of … Continue reading MidAmerican will spend $1 billion ‘repowering’ oldest wind turbines

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Vestas receives 174 MW wind energy order in the United States

MidAmerican Energy places 174 MW order for its 2,000 MW Wind XI project in Iowa. With reference to Vestas Wind Systems A/S’ company announcement No. 22/2016 of 17 June 2016, Vestas has received a firm and unconditional order from MidAmerican Energy Company, a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway Energy, for 100 V110-2.0 MW turbines for the … Continue reading Vestas receives 174 MW wind energy order in the United States

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MidAmerican Energy has made Iowa wind energy a huge part of its portfolio

We’ve seen an overwhelming amount of support from coast to coast over the first three days of the inaugural #AmericanWindWeek. Keep an eye out for a post featuring some of those highlights tomorrow, but in the meantime I wanted to take a quick look at Iowa. The country’s leader at over 36 percent wind-generated electricity, … Continue reading MidAmerican Energy has made Iowa wind energy a huge part of its portfolio

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Goldwind secures investment for 160MW Rattlesnake Wind Power Project

Xinjiang Goldwind Science & Technology Co., Ltd., (Goldwind) (SZSE: 002202) (HK: 2208), announced its wholly-owned subsidiary has received tax equity financing commitments from MidAmerican Wind Tax Equity Holdings (a Berkshire Hathaway Energy subsidiary) and Citi, for its 160-megawatt (MW) Rattlesnake Wind Project located in McCulloch County, Texas. “We are very pleased to partner with world-class … Continue reading Goldwind secures investment for 160MW Rattlesnake Wind Power Project

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Iowa’s largest utility aims to produce only renewable energy

Iowa’s largest utility is in the midst of a $3.6 billion investment in wind power and intends to keep spending on the towers with a goal of producing 100 percent of its energy from renewable sources. The Des Moines Register reports that MidAmerican Energy plans to build 1,000 more turbines over the next couple of … Continue reading Iowa’s largest utility aims to produce only renewable energy

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MidAmerican Energy announces two new wind power projects with 338 MW

MidAmerican Energy announced plans recently to build wind farms at two new sites in Boone, Greene and Mahaska counties in Iowa, the first sites for their Wind XI project. The Beaver Creek wind project will be located in Boone and Greene counties. The project will consist of 85 turbines, which will produce 170 megawatts (MW) … Continue reading MidAmerican Energy announces two new wind power projects with 338 MW

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MidAmerican Energy orders 77 V110-2.0 MW turbines as part of the 2,000 MW Wind XI project in Iowa

Vestas has received a firm and unconditional order from MidAmerican Energy Company (MidAmerican), a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway Energy, for 154 MW of V110-2.0 MW turbines. The turbines will be manufactured at Vestas’ Colorado factories with expected delivery in 2017. The order includes supply and commissioning of the wind turbines as well as a five-year … Continue reading MidAmerican Energy orders 77 V110-2.0 MW turbines as part of the 2,000 MW Wind XI project in Iowa

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Wind power in the United States: Vestas receives 153 MW order

Largest utility owner of wind energy in the U.S., MidAmerican Energy, orders 153 MW of V110-2.0 MW turbines as part of the 2,000 MW Wind XI project in Iowa. With reference to Vestas Wind Systems A/S’ company announcement No. 22/2016 of 17 June 2016, Vestas has received a firm and unconditional order from MidAmerican Energy … Continue reading Wind power in the United States: Vestas receives 153 MW order

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Vestas to build 1,000 wind turbines for Iowa wind farm

Vestas announced that it was selected as the sole provider for a major new wind farm in Iowa. They entered into a conditional agreement with MidAmerican Energy to supply as many as 1,000 new wind turbines for project which is pending approval by the Iowa Public Utilities Commission. MidAmerican is a first of it’s kind … Continue reading Vestas to build 1,000 wind turbines for Iowa wind farm

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Vestas to supply wind turbines for MidAmerican’s 2,000-MW Wind Power XI Iowa project

Vestas has entered into an agreement with MidAmerican Energy Company to supply up to 1,000 V110-2.0 MW wind turbines for MidAmerican’s 2,000-MW Wind XI project in Iowa. The project is still pending approval from the Iowa Utilities Board (IUB). The conditional agreement includes exclusivity provisions for Vestas to supply 100% of MidAmerican’s 2016 PTC Safe … Continue reading Vestas to supply wind turbines for MidAmerican’s 2,000-MW Wind Power XI Iowa project

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MidAmerican Energy plans largest economic development project in Iowa history

MidAmerican Energy has announced plans to build one of the largest wind farms in U.S. history, a 2,000 megawatt (MW) project called Wind XI that would substantially increase revenue streams for communities across Iowa. Big projects equal big benefits The company is investing $3.6 billion in Wind XI, making it the largest economic development project … Continue reading MidAmerican Energy plans largest economic development project in Iowa history

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MidAmerican announces $3.6 billion wind energy project

MidAmerican Energy Company says it plans to spend $3.6 billion on a wind turbine operation that will generate up to 2,000 megawatts of electricity. Bill Fehrman, the utility’s CEO and president, announced the project Thursday at an event in Des Moines attended by Gov. Terry Branstad and other state officials. Officials say the wind farm … Continue reading MidAmerican announces $3.6 billion wind energy project

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