IUB Approves MidAmerican Wind Energy Wind XII Project

Wed 12-5-2018

(Des Moines)-- The Iowa Utilities Board has given its stamp of approval to Mid American Energy Company's proposed “Wind XII” project that will allow the company to build up to 591 megawatts of new wind electric generation in Iowa.

MidAmerican estimated the project construction cost in its filing at $922 million.

The completed project will give the utility company more than 6,600 megawatts of renewable generation in Iowa.

MidAmerican said its filing that Wind XII will, in 2021, allow the company to generate enough renewable energy to cover 100% of its customers annual energy needs.