Plans are in the works for a wind turbine repair shop in central Iowa NextEra Energy wants to build a 90,000 square foot building in Story City’s business park, located along Interstate 35 just north of Ames.
The Florida based company already runs a wind farm with 100 turbines in nearby Colo and has plans for a similar operation in Hardin County.
The facility in Story City would be used to maintain all of NextEra’s turbines across the Midwest. The Story City City Council is offering the company tax breaks on the project that would create 23 jobs. If approved, a groundbreaking could take place in April.