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March 19, 2013

Wind energy drives more than just turbines

Filed under: News,Uncategorized,Wind Energy — admin @ 4:14 pm

Wind energy drives more than just turbines By Rebecca Maitland, jobs correspondent (March 14, 2013)

Wind energy is the fastest-growing source of electricity production globally, and in the U.S., Texas ranks No. 1 for wind energy capacity. If Texas were a country, it would be sixth in the world.

Presently, Texas has 12,000 megawatts installed, which signifies a $20 billion investment in the state and creates jobs, said Elizabeth A. Salerno, director, Industry Data and Analysis, American Wind Energy Association.

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