posted on March 21, 2014 at 3:19 PM
Many landowners worry the towers and lines will reduce property values, get in the way of farming operations like crop-dusting and irrigation, and even create health risks for those living so close to high-voltage wires.
posted on March 7, 2014 at 3:07 PM
The projects, which include turbine and power line construction, are expected to bring in hundreds of millions of dollars in investment and thousands of temporary jobs.
posted on January 31, 2014 at 3:26 PM
A new report by an environmental group says Iowa ranks 16th in the nation for the amount of solar power it could reasonably produce
posted on August 9, 2013 at 5:23 PM
The United States continues to be one of the world’s largest and fastest growing markets for wind power, and for the first time, the Department of Energy reports that wind energy became the top source of NEW U.S. electricity generation in 2012.
posted on January 3, 2013 at 12:00 AM
One year into the Civil War, additional Union troops were rushed to Washington D.C. to protect the nation's capitol from rapidly advancing Confederate forces.
With his back against the wall, President Abraham Lincoln struggled to unite a...
posted on December 15, 2012 at 3:50 PM
Wind energy proponents explain why government support can NOT be a fiscal cliff casualty. Dairy producers contend with decreased milk consumption and increased competition. We examine dramatic growth in the market for gluten-free foods. Those...
posted on December 14, 2012 at 3:05 PM
Iowa Senator Charles Grassley, a Republican, and Senator Mark Udall, a Democrat from Utah, led a bi-partisan effort to extend the production tax credits for wind energy.
posted on November 16, 2012 at 7:38 PM
Congress and the President begin work to keep America from slipping over the Fiscal Cliff…
The Environmental Protection Agency denies requests to waive ethanol production mandates. Wind energy proponents explain why tax incentives are crucial for...
posted on November 16, 2012 at 5:05 PM
Wind energy proponents took their case for extending Production Tax Credits to Washington, D.C. this week.
The Governors’ Wind Energy Coalition, a bi-partisan group representing 23 states cited the need for keeping thousands of workers on...
posted on June 22, 2012 at 4:54 PM
Internal documents indicate Federal Aviation Administration employees felt political pressure to approve a wind farm planned off Cape Cod.
posted on May 25, 2012 at 5:04 PM
President Barack Obama returned to a familiar rural location this week to press for a key renewable energy tax credit. Speaking at TPI Composites, a wind turbine blade manufacturer in Newton, Iowa, the President hailed an extension of the wind...