Daily Iowan: High Schools Getting Wind of Trend

Friday, July 10, 2009

Iowa schools are being blown away by the demand for wind-energy training. Experts say they see the upward trend in Iowa, ranked second in the nation for wind power production capacity.

At the UI, officials want to kindle interest early.

Last week, the university hosted a group of around a dozen “talented and gifted” high-school students from around the state for a program related to wind energy.

To read a Daily Iowan special feature on the group, along with an accompanying video, go to http://www.dailyiowan.com/2009/07/10/Metro/12019.html.