10 Aug '12, 1pm

U.S. wind energy capacity now equivalent to 11 nuclear plants, @AWEA says

10 Aug 2012: U.S. Wind Energy Capacity Equal to 11 Nuclear Plants, Group Says Electricity produced by wind energy in the U.S. now equals the output of 11 nuclear power plants , according to a new report from the American Wind Energy Association, a trade organization. As Waging the Battle to Build the U.S.’s First Offshore Wind Farm After a decade seeking approval to build the U.S.’s first offshore wind farm, Cape Wind president Jim Gordon is on the verge of beginning construction. In an e360 interview, he describes why his struggle has been good for clean energy — and why the fight is still not over. READ THE e360 REPORT congressional leaders consider the extension of a tax credit for the emerging wind energy sector, the AWEA says that a surge in wind projects since 2008 has pushed the sector past 50,000 megawatts, enough electricity for 13 million homes — or all the resid...

Full article: http://e360.yale.edu/digest/us_wind_energy_capacity_equal...

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