It's not always great news for wind power


It's not always great news for wind power

Wind farms showed record growth in 2012 with a 19% increase in capacity, says the Global Wind Energy Council. China has 38 offshore wind power projects underway with the expectation of producing capacity of 16,500 MW. Google is spending $200 million for a stake in a West Texas wind farm (Google really likes clean energy). And the American Wind Energy Association says U.S, utilities are climbing over themselves for wind power contracts, encouraged at least in part by the extension of the wind production tax credit and lower prices.

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Source: Smart Grid News
7 March 2013

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