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Governors' Wind Energy Coalition

November 21, 2011

369-Member Coalition Calls on Congress to Save US Wind Jobs

José Santamarta  •  REVE  •  Posted 2011-11-21 13:12:03

A broad, nonpartisan coalition of 369 members, including wind turbines manufacturing, wind farm and wind power interests, issued a letter endorsing a four year extension to wind energy’s key federal tax incentive. [ read more … ]

Indiana feels the power of Minnesota’s wind

DAVID SHAFFER   •  REVE  •  Posted 2011-11-21 13:11:17

Across the nation, utilities are looking far afield for wind power, often to satisfy clean energy goals. The practice, which began on the East and West coasts, is becoming common in the Upper Midwest, which some experts believe is poised to become a major exporter of wind power. [ read more … ]

Iowa Town reaps windfall from turbines

Erin Golden  •  REVE  •  Posted 2011-11-21 13:11:05

When the wind is blowing and the giant blades are rotating, it’s almost hard to pinpoint how close they are, how big they are against the backdrop of green and brown fields dotted with cattle. Some people will tell you that looking at the wind turbines — part of MidAmerican Energy’s Rolling Hills wind project, the largest-ever such project in Iowa — is almost peaceful. Others think they’ve scarred the landscape and are noisy. Just about everyone in this community of about 350 people has an opinion. [ read more … ]

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