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May 26, 2016
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Industry survey finds U.S. wind power growing
New Orleans (UPI) May 25, 2016
The wind energy sector is on pace to meet about 10 percent of the electricity in the United States by 2020, according to industry representatives. "Wind is winning," Chris Brown, the board chairman of the American Wind Energy Association and president of renewable energy company Vestas America, said during an industry conference in New Orleans. According to the AWEA, wind power is the fastest growing new source of wind energy in the United States, on pace to supply 10 percent of the nati ... read more

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