Alliant Energy Announces Milestone In Renewable Energy Production

Thu 10-1-2020

(Cedar Rapids)-- Alliant Energy has announced they've reached a major milestone in renewable energy production. 

The utility announced Thursday construction of its 130 megawatt Richland Wind Farm in Sac county is now complete and in operation. 

Alliant Energy says they have now met a goal to add 1,000 megawatts of wind production in Iowa, several months ahead of schedule and within budget. 

The company says the Richland Wind Farm is among five of their wind projects across seven counties in Iowa that are expected to provide power to about 430,000 homes. 

Alliant says the completion of their latest wind farm project expands their total of owned and operated wind generation in the state to about 1,300 megawatts.