The Iowa City area features the nation's first Wind Energy Supply Chain Campus: a 173 acre, rail-served campus located between Acciona Windpower and Clipper Windpower. Click here to see a map of Renewable Energy companies in our region.
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Iowa's wind power supply chain comprises 80 Iowa companies with a total of over 2,300 employees in manufacturing alone, according to a study released by the Environmental Law & Policy Center (ELPC).
The state ranks second nationally in total wind energy generation 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.
Iowa ranks first in the nation in the production of ethanol and second in the production of biodiesel.