Achievements in Wind Energy

 

Electricity buyers – whether they are utilities, municipalities, universities or Fortune 500 companies – are increasingly seeking to make wind energy a major part of their energy portfolios. Wind power comprised more than 41% of all new U.S. electric capacity additions in 2015, representing $14.7 billion in new investment.

500

homes powered by only one turbine

123

billion dollars invested in wind energy

559

manufacturing sites in the United States

70K

MW of installed wind power

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Wind Fast Fact #11: Wind energy became the number-one source of new U.S. electricity-generating capacity for the first time in 2012, providing some 42% of all new generating capacity. Since then, wind has continued to perform extremely well, along with all other renewables. Together, renewables accounted for two-thirds of all new U.S. generating capacity in 2015.

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