The new Sustainable Living Center at the Maharishi University of Management in Iowa was built to operate off the grid with regard to both power and water.
The Iowa Lakes Electric Cooperative is the DOE’s Wind Cooperative of the Year after getting local wind power up and running quickly and with big cost savings.
MidAmerican Energy is buying 176 wind turbines from Siemens this year for Iowa wind farms, and an Iowa factory will make components for the turbines.
Midwest Energy News reports on how a failed energy storage project in Iowa leaves behind some promising economic findings and other lessons for similar ventures.
MidAmerican Energy buys three wind projects in Iowa that will add more than 400 megawatts of capacity to its industry-leading portfolio before the end of 2012.
Iowa State University engineers are using models in a wind tunnel to study how hills, valleys and wind turbine placement affect the performance of wind farms.
Researchers from the University of Iowa get $300,000 to investigate methods for manufacturing lighter wind turbine components from ductile cast iron.