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Wind Brings Carbon-Free Economic Boom To NW Iowa

The shale oil boom has made North Dakota’s economy the hottest in the country. But just a couple of states away, there’s another energy boom unfolding. It’s not quite on the same scale, but then again, it’s not resulting in… Read More
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Massive Iowa Wind Power Expansion Under Way

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… Read More
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Wind Power Draws Facebook To Iowa

You think Iowa, maybe you think corn fields. Facebook thinks Iowa, it thinks wind power. The company this week said it would site its fourth owned-and-operated data center in the prairie state in large part because it offers “an abundance… Read More