18 Mar '13, 4pm

Wind

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The latest numbers on the wind industry show wind energy generating an increasingly significant portion of U.S. electricity. Wind became, for the first time, the biggest source of new generating capacity in 2012, at 42 percent. That pushed the renewables’ total share of new U.S. generating capacity last year up to over 55 percent, according to American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) industry statistics . In two states, wind provided almost a quarter of all electricity (Iowa, 24.5 percent, and South Dakota, 23.9 percent, by in-state-generated megawatt-hours). For nine states, wind provided more than 10 percent of the in-state-generated megawatt-hours and, in fourteen states, more than 5 percent. Because the windiest states are among the less populated, the national number is at 3.5 percent. But that figure is big and growing rapidly in populous places like California, Texas...

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