Articles Published on Windpower Development in the Midwest

Iowa News Stories   2011 

  • Company freezes proposed Plymouth County wind farm projects
    January 10, 2012

Michigan News Stories   2011

Minnesota News Stories   2012 & 2011

  • Editorial: Time to overhaul Minnesota’s wind farm laws
    July 18, 2011
    Editorial already archived; missing from Rochester Post-Bulletin site
  • Judge recommends county wind ordinance not be applied to Goodhue Wind project
    April 30, 2011
    Article already archived; missing from Red Wing Republican Eagle site

Ohio News Stories    2011

  • Blue Creek Wind Project - Jump Started by Public Policy - Van Wert & Paulding County, Ohio (5.35MB pdf)
    Project Profile Reprinted from WIND TODAY Fourth Quarter 2011
    "Instead of being named Blue Creek, Ohio's first wind farm could be named Senate Bill 232 and it would still be just as appropriate. A change in state tax policy made all the difference, and when it was passed and signed into law in 2010, it jump-started the Blue Creek Wind Farm that brought a new industry, jobs, education, and an economic resurgence to northwestern Ohio."

Wisconsin News Stories    2012 & 2011





Additional late-breaking stories can be found at Midwest Energy News


The Midwest Wind Siting Initiative is a multistate project to improve the siting climate for wind energy projects in the Upper Midwest.

The organizations that participated would like to thank the RE-AMP network and the Rockefeller Family Fund for supporting this project.