MidAmerican Energy Co. has announced it is developing 407.1 MW of new wind projects in Iowa.
The company recently reached an agreement with RPM Access for the acquisition of the 103.5 MW Vienna wind project, which will be located in Marshall and Tama counties. MidAmerican Energy also signed agreements with Clipper Windpower Development Co. for the acquisition of both the 200.1 MW Eclipse wind project, located in Guthrie and Audubon counties, and the 101.2 MW Morning Light wind project, located in Adair County.
The three projects, which will use a total of 176 wind turbines, will be completed by the end of 2012. An additional 2.3 MW wind turbine also will be added to the Rolling Hills wind project in 2012, the company notes.