31 Jan '13, 10am

It’s Official: Wind Beats Natural Gas As Top Source of New Power in 2012 #sustainability #csr

It’s Official: Wind Beats Natural Gas As Top Source of New Power in 2012 #sustainability #csr

range from the 210 MW Bison Wind III in North Dakota to the 235 MW Chisholm View wind farm operated by GE in Oklahoma. Illinois witnessed a huge surge in wind power capacity, with such projects now providing over 800 MW annually. Overall, 190 projects in 32 states and Puerto Rico now generate enough electricity to power 15 million homes: or all those in Colorado, Iowa, Maryland, Michigan, Nevada and Ohio combined. That sum of wind power is 42 percent of new power capacity last year; and in fact, renewables were responsible for 55 percent of all new electricity generated in the U.S. last year.

Full article: http://www.triplepundit.com/2013/01/official-wind-beats-n...

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