Positioning wind turbines to minimize wind wake interference with other turbines could boost overall output and revenue.
Gov. Janet Mills issued an order in February allowing permits to be issued again, but the impact won’t be immediate.
A ban on land-based wind projects expired, but industry leaders say new onshore development isn’t a current priority.
Rocky Forge Wind wants to be operating in 2020, but first it needs to secure a partner to buy the generation.
By early 2016, the country’s tallest wind-turbine tower — and one of only a very few made from concrete rather than steel — will be operating on a wind farm in southwestern Iowa, according to an announcement today by MidAmerican Energy.