IA Wind Power Tops 30 Percent
Iowa continues to grow as the nation’s leading wind energy state.
Governor Terry Branstad today is citing U.S. Energy Information Administration statistics showing 31-percent of all electricity generated in the state comes from wind power.
The data shows Iowa is the first and only state crossing the 30-percent mark in wind power.
South Dakota is second, generating 25-percent, and Kansas third with nearly 24-percent of total power generated coming from wind turbines.