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West Union Geothermal Project Wraps Up

This following article originally ran in the Union Echo Leader and was written by Jack Swanson, Fayette County Newspapers (fayettecountynewspapers.com) A recent study of the West Union Geothermal system has discovered that the system is “sound and operating smoothly.” That study by the Winneshiek Energy District was recently presented to the West Union City Council. […]

Round 2: Targeted Free Home Lighting Upgrades

Last month twelve West Union households took advantage of Green Up West Union’s “Bright Box” program.  The Bright Box giveaway is a first-come, first-serve program, offering free home lighting upgrades to qualifying West Union residents.  The program is available for West Union residents and are a low to moderate-income household, a veteran, a senior citizen […]

Green Up West Union offers targeted Free Home Lighting Upgrades

Free home lighting upgrades are available to twenty qualifying West Union households. Through West Union’s “Green Up West Union, Community Energy Opportunities” project on a first-come, first-serve basis, qualifying residents can request a free home lighting upgrade. Low to moderate-income ...

Recording: October Virtual Lunch & Learn West Union’s Shared Geothermal System

Why does West Union, IA have a downtown shared geothermal system and how does it work? Hear about this Energy District-led project and how the team is learning about this system and it's technology for a locally owned clean energy transition ...

West Union and NFV set example during recent solar tour

Local leaders take part in the Winneshiek Energy District's Clean Energy Tour of West Union's public solar projects Last week, community members and leaders from neighboring communities toured West Union, and part of the NFV school district in an effort to set an example for surrounding northeast Iowa communities as well as encourage other communities to consider implementing ...
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