Our Mission / Purpose

IWEA is your source for information on wind energy in Iowa. IWEA will...
  • Promote the value of increased use of wind energy in the state.
  • Enhance Economic Development for the state and region through the recruitment of wind related industries.
  • Speak with a common voice to seek legislation and statewide policies which help the growth of the wind industry.
  • Facilitate communication and networking of all stakeholders valuing the growth of wind energy in Iowa.

IWEA News / Updates

Economic Impacts of Wind Energy Development in Iowa
August 11, 2015
Following the release of IWEA’s May wind report Iowa’s Wind Potential for Addressing 111(d) Goals, Dave Swenson, and associate scientist in the Department of Economics at Iowa State University, conducted an economic impact analysis of…read more...

IOWA'S WIND POTENTIAL: An Executive Summary of Iowa's Wind Resources to Reduce Carbon Emissions
May 04, 2015
As a national wind energy leader, Iowa is on track to achieve its proposed carbon reduction goal in the Clean Power Plan, and is also well-positioned to help other states meet their reduction goals. Iowa can build and sell wind energy,…read more...

Iowa Wind Energy Fact Sheet
May 04, 2015
Iowa is a national leader in wind energy, producing the highest percentage of electricity by wind of any state. Iowa generated 28.5 percent of its electricity from wind energy with 5,688 megawatts (MW) of installed wind by the end of 2014.1…read more...

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