Wind

Iowa is the third largest producer of wind energy in the US, just behind Texas and California. Our state’s topography and electric transmission lines combine for a wind energy friendly environment.

Iowans continue to take advantage of the wind’s natural energy and the Iowa Energy Center encourages its development by supporting wind research and demonstration projects , providing up-to-date education sources , and by establishing an online . The Energy Center also encourages the construction of renewable energy production facilities in Iowa through the Alternate Energy Revolving Loan Program (AERLP) .