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Thursday, December 19, 2013

MidAmerican Energy’s massive Iowa wind project will also mean big business for an tower manufacturer with a plant in Wisconsin

 From a December 17th blog post by Tom Content, Journal Sentinal

A $1 billion order for wind turbines is expected to lead to more business for a Wisconsin-based maker of giant steel wind towers.

MidAmerican Energy on Monday announced plans to buy 448 turbines from Siemens, in what the turbine maker said was the largest single order in the world of wind turbines for land-based wind power projects.

Siemens spokeswoman Claire Little confirmed that the tower supplier for the big order will be Broadwind Energy Inc., which builds towers in Manitowoc and Texas.

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