Iowa City was the second city IN THE WORLD 
to be designated a UNESCO City of Literature

Renewable Energy

Infrastructure in Place

Iowa City features the nation's first Wind Energy Supply Chain Campus: a 173 acre, rail-served campus located between Acciona Windpower and Clipper Windpower.

Leading the Nation

Iowa leads the nation in the percentage of electricity generated by wind, and was presented the 2008 State Leadership Award by the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) for its leadership in advancing America's wind energy industry.

Additionally, Iowa ranks first in the nation in the production of ethanol, second in the production of biodiesel and second overall in wind energy capacity.