in News Departments > New & Noteworthy
print the content item

Hendricks Industries, owned by the Hendricks Holding Group, plans to open a 347,000 square-foot wind turbine tower manufacturing plant in Keokuk, Iowa - creating 350 jobs and more than $34 million in capital investment, according to the office of Gov. Chet Culver, D-Iowa.

"Our new location in Iowa, the heart of America's windbelt, puts our company in the perfect position to serve a market that is projected to triple production by the year 2020," says Ken Hendricks, owner of the Hendricks Holding Group.

In the past two years, three other wind energy manufacturers have chosen Iowa as the place to establish their North American production facilities - Acciona Energy, Siemens Wind Power and Clipper Windpower, the governor's office adds.

Mortenson Construction_id2024

Trachte Inc._id1770
Latest Top Stories

Recapping The Wind Industry's Third-Quarter Deals

Mercom Capital Group recaps investment and merger and acquisition activity during July, August and September.


Yearly Installed Capacity Figures Already Beat 2013 Numbers, More Wind On The Way: AWEA

While the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) lobbies Congress to extend the production tax credit, the association notes wind projects now under construction signal a vibrant 2015.


Yahoo Inks Contract To Buy Kansas Wind Power

The Internet company plans to log in to the Alexander wind project, which is being built by community developer OwnEnergy.


Could Initial Offshore Wind Projects Crash New England's REC Market?

Some are concerned that the first offshore wind projects could negatively impact pricing of renewable energy credits (RECs) in New England.


Catching Up With The DOE's Down-Select Offshore Winners

The three recipients of key U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) funding provide updates on their offshore wind demonstration projects.

Renewable NRG_id1934
Canwea_id1984