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 “The Highland wind farm is one of the largest land-based wind farms currently under construction in the United States and will be MidAmerican Energy’s largest wind farm upon completion this year,” said Adam Jablonski, project manager, wind development for MidAmerican Energy. “We are happy to invest in O’Brien County where there is some of the best wind resources in the state and good access to transmission lines to get the power we generate to our customers’ homes and businesses. The project provides additional economic benefits including jobs, landowner lease payments and an increase in property taxes. It also helps MidAmerican Energy to keep electricity rates stable and affordable for customers and demonstrates our commitment to the environment.”

 

 

 

O'Brien County recently became a Home Base Iowa Community. Follow the link below to find out what this means for Veterans and Service Members.

 

 
Wind Project is Imminent
April 4, 2016
By Loren G. Flaugh There has been much progress on the switching substation and the O'Brien Wind Energy Project ...
 
O'Brien County Okays Pipeline Inspection Agreement
April 18, 2016
By Loren G. Flaugh Leading off the Tues., April 12, 2016 O'Brien County Board of Supervisors meeting agenda was the discussion ...
 
Wind Farm Tax Revenue for O'Brien County
March 14, 2016
By Loren G. Flaugh Longest serving O’Brien County Supervisor Tom Farnsworth has conferred with numerous wind energy development ...
 
 
 
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