While MidAmerican Energy pursues big wind in Iowa, another company in Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway empire is building a logistics center in West Texas.
A Siemens factory in Fort Madison, Iowa, will be humming again, making the blades for 448 giant wind turbines.
MidAmerican says work has begun on five big wind farms in Iowa. They’ll use turbines made in Iowa and nacelles manufactured in Kansas.
A Berkshire Hathaway company is buying NV Energy, which could pave the way for more renewable energy development in Nevada.
MidAmerican Energy wants to put up 656 new turbines in Iowa by the end of 2015, adding 1,050 megawatts of capacity in the wind-crazy state.
The 579-megawatt Antelope Valley Solar Projects, about 60 miles north of LA, enter “major construction” mode, with completion eyed for 2015.
EcoWatch talks about an agreement between Sierra Club and Warren Buffett’s MidAmerican Energy Company in Iowa reducing coal power and adding solar energy.