Wednesday, May 20, 2009

Iowa Attracts Wind Energy Manufacturers

Take a look at the above map illustrating new wind energy component manufacturers in the U.S. and the high concentration of companies locating in Iowa. In 2008, two-thirds of all components for wind turbines were made in the U.S. In 2010, the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) projects that 50% of all components manufactured will be in the U.S. The Iowa Department of Economic Development is positioning our state to attract companies throughout the wind energy manufacturing supply chain. To follow this subject, check the Chamber Blog label, "Wind Energy in Iowa".

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