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Cherokee, IA 501012




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Wind in Northwest Iowa

Northwest Iowa is one of the most wind-rich regions in the country. 

More than 500 wind turbines are either currently in operation or proposed in our region.

Iowa, a Leader in Wind Energy 

Iowa has more wind power generation as a percentage of total power output than any other state. Iowa's wind output is 27.4%.  We have a robust supply chain, which includes the manufacture of all major wind components. 

Education and Training 

Western Iowa Technical Comminty College (WIT) offers a Wind Energy Technician Program and nearby Iowa Lakes Community College offers a Wind Energy and Turbine Technology Program. The NCC Business and Industry Training Center offers courses in lean manufacturing, computer skills, quality assurance, and safety, plus "soft skills" training.