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Video: President Iowa Promotes Wind Energy for Economic Growth

Video: President Iowa Promotes Wind Energy for Economic Growth




President Obama was gave a speech today on the importance of green energy opportunities as a crucial component for economic growth in rural America and described the current unemployment situation as a “silent crisis.”

Wind power was at the forefront of the speech as he delivered it at the Siemens Wind Turbine Blade Manufacturing Plant in Fort Madison, Iowa.

“One study suggests that if we pursue our full potential for wind energy, and everything else goes right, wind could generate as much as 20% of America’s electricity 20 years from now — that’s right 20%,” Obama stated.

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