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Business/Economy
2:19 pm
Mon September 17, 2012

Giant Wind Towers For Massive Wind Power

One of the largest wind towers in North America under construction in a farm field in Notheast Iowa
Dean Borg

      With the wind energy tax credit about to expire at the end of this year….power companies are using favorable fall weather to install more towers across Iowa’s landscape.

      Cranes are working in an Eastern Iowa cornfield near Mechanicsville to build what will be the tallest wind generator in North America.                  

 Two towers….one concrete and the other steel…..and the generators are being built by Acciona (AX-SEE-OH-NA) which has a plant in West Branch, Iowa.

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