SABRE INDUSTRIES TO PARTNER ON WIND ENERGY PROJECT

SABRE INDUSTRIES TO PARTNER ON WIND ENERGY PROJECT

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A SIOUX CITY MANUFACTURER WILL PARTNER WITH A TEXAS BASED COMPANY TO BUILD A 500 MILE LONG TRANSMISSION LINE FOR WIND GENERATED ELECTRICITY IN IOWA.

THE PARTNERSHIP BETWEEN SABRE INDUSTRIES AND CLEAN LINE ENERGY WAS ANNOUNCE MONDAY MORNING AT SABRE’S SOUTHBRIDGE INDUSTRIAL PARK SITE.

SABRE INDUSTRIES WILL BUILD THE TOWERS TO HOLD THE OVERHEAD TRANSMISSION LINE.

SABRE PRESIDENT AND C-E-O PETER SANDORE SAYS THE PROJECT WILL HELP THE COMPANY EVENTUALLY EXPAND ITS WORKFORCE OF 269 TO OVER 500 AND PROVIDE A MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR BOOST TO THE STATE’S ECONOMY:


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SABRE WILL PROVIDE 4 TO 5 POLES PER MILE ALONG THE 500 MILE “ROCK ISLAND” POWER LINE ROUTE, WHICH CLEAN ENERGY DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR HANS DETWEILER SAYS WILL RUN ACROSS IOWA AND INTO ILLINOIS:


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DETWEILER SAYS IOWA’S WIND GENERATED ELECTRICITY WILL PROVIDE ENERGY TO AREAS OUT EAST WHO NEED IT:


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STATE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR DEBI DURHAM SAYS WIND POWER WILL BECOME AN IMPORTANT EXPORT FOR IOWA:


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CONSTRUCTION OF THE PROJECT WOULD BEGIN IN MID-2015 WITH COMPLETION BY LATE 2017.

LAND ACCESS RIGHTS ARE STILL BEING NEGOTIATED ALONG PARTS OF THE PROPOSED ROUTE.