26 Mar '16, 2pm

AWEA releases key data on 2015 U.S wind generation

U.S. wind farms now pay $222 million dollars a year to farming families and other rural landowners, according to new data released by the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) , with more than $156 million dollars going to landowners in counties with below average incomes. Wind energy generation saves approximately 226 gallons of water for every American each year according to the new data released by AWEA, creating another benefit for rural livelihoods that depend on significant use of freshwater to raise livestock or grow crops. “The rapid growth of wind energy largely benefits rural communities, including some of the most economically distressed parts of the U.S.,” said Tom Kiernan, CEO of AWEA. “Wind farms pay $222 million dollars a year to U.S. farmers, ranchers and other rural landowners, helping them to make ends meet, send their kids to college, or even keep that...

Full article: http://www.renewableenergyfocus.com/view/43944/awea-relea...

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