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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A Renewable America

A Renewable America raises public awareness of how each of the six major United States renewable electric technologies – biomass, geothermal, hydro, solar, waste-to-energy, and wind power – are already providing a substantial amount of clean, affordable, and reliable electricity.

Businesses for a Healthy Climate

Businesses for a Healthy Climate is a new coalition of businesses and nonprofit organizations, led by the Wind Energy Foundation, focused on educating the public and decision makers about the business imperative of addressing climate change at the national level through carbon pricing.

Wind Vision

The Wind Vision campaign is a joint educational effort of the Wind Energy Foundation and the American Wind Energy Association to educate the American public, the media and decision makers about the potential for, and the many benefits of, expanded wind energy in the United States.

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