Iowa expands wind power, adds 1,050 megawatts

That announcement by MidAmerican Energy last spring that it intended to add 1,050 more megawatts of installed wind power capacity in Iowa – the state with more wind power per capita than any other, already – wasn’t mere talk. As part of a big information dump on the effort, the company said this week that all five of the projects are now under construction.

US wind power shows strong growth in 2011

Wind energy continues to power ahead in the US. 



Google signs long-term wind power deal

Google's signed a 20-year deal to buy power from an Iowa wind farm as part of its plan to become carbon neutral.