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It’s American Wind Week and we hope to encourage Iowans to learn more about wind’s impact on our community and celebrate Iowa’s leadership in wind energy production especially with Newton having two wind-industry companies located in our community. Mayor Michael L. Hanson signed a proclamation declaring August 9 - 15 American Wind Week in Newton at the last City Council meeting.
American Wind Week is an annual celebration of ways wind energy is powering a future fueled by clean, reliable, affordable electricity and contributing to a strong 21st century economy. It’s a time to showcase and thank the wind energy workforce and recognize the nearly unmatched investment wind is bringing to rural communities across the country.
Here are some facts about wind energy in Iowa: