American wind power jobs up 20% in 2015
American wind power is growing quickly, with enough wind turbine capacity now installed to supply over 19 million typical U.S. homes with low-cost electricity. Every state is home to a wind project and/or a wind energy-related manufacturing facility, and wind power supports 88,000 direct jobs across all 50 states.
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Celebrating wind power with #iheartwind
People across the country are voicing the many reasons they care about and fight for wind power by participating in Power of Wind’s #iheartwind campaign. We’ve seen beautiful landscapes, heard from entire community groups, and received messages from pets too!
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Wind in the News
Written by the wind energy experts at the American Wind Energy Association, the Into the Wind blog brings you the latest wind energy news and opinion.
Homegrown American Wind Power
Did you know that Iowa generates 31% of its electricity from wind power? Did you know that there are 24,000 wind jobs in Texas alone? Discover the difference wind power is making in your state:
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