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AWEA: Wind energy industry posts best Q1 in eight years

Crews installed 908 utility-scale wind turbines around the country in the first quarter of this year, the strongest start in eight years, the American Wind Energy Association reported. The projects added 2,000 megawatts of capacity. “We switched on … #windenergy #energy #windpower #wind #information #sustainable #renewableenergy #climatechange

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Largest Dutch wind farm is open, 85 kilometres off the coast

The Netherlands’ biggest wind farm – 85 kilometres off the cost of Groningen – will be formally opened on Monday afternoon, broadcaster NOS said. #windenergy #energy #windpower #renewables

 

Wind power will keep growing rapidly

and bring economic opportunity to rural America…

Wind power is now the fourth-largest capacity source behind natural gas, coal, and nuclear.

The future of federal policies to cut carbon dioxide pollution for existing power plants, such as the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan rule, remains uncertain for the near term. But even with this uncertainty on carbon policy, other factors will continue to drive wind energy’s astronomical growth — benefiting in particular the rural and Rust Belt areas that are starved of economic opportunity

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