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Dakota Access says construction equipment burned costs millions

Dakota Access says construction equipment burned costs millions

Dakota Access says construction equipment burned costs millions By Devika Krishna Kumar NEW YORK, Oct 17 (Reuters) – Construction equipment for Dakota Access LLC’s controversial $3.7 billion oil pipeline suffered about $2 million in damage in an intentionally set fire over the weekend in Iowa, authorities said on Monday. The Jasper County Sheriff’s office said […]

By October 17, 2016 1 Comments Read More →
MidAmerican Energy announces $3.6B Iowa wind project

MidAmerican Energy announces $3.6B Iowa wind project

MidAmerican Energy project the largest in company’s history On Friday, MidAmerican Energy announced it will be undertaking its largest project yet; Wind XI, a $3.6 billion wind project that will provide clean energy to Iowa. Along with the 2,000 megawatts of wind generation, the project is the largest economic development project in the state’s history […]

By April 15, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Bakken pipeline project approved despite Iowa protests

Bakken pipeline project approved despite Iowa protests

Bakken pipeline will carry oil from North Dakota to Illinois DES MOINES, Iowa _ The last state permit needed for a pipeline that will carry a half-million barrels of crude oil daily from North Dakota to Illinois was approved Thursday by Iowa utilities regulators, who also gave the Texas-based company authority to use eminent domain […]

By March 10, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
80,000 dams in USA, only 3% have hydropower capability

80,000 dams in USA, only 3% have hydropower capability

How many other American dams could be converted to hydropower? A power utility is considering using a Dubuque, Iowa dam to generate electricity, demonstrating the potential to create hydropower¬†from existing infrastructure. on the Mississippi River Energy¬†Resources USA Inc. has applied for a preliminary permit to build a hydropower plant at Lock and Dam No. 11 […]

By September 6, 2015 0 Comments Read More →