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June 25, 2009

National News: TIME – Can Wind Power stay up to speed?

Filed under: National News,News — Tags: , , — admin @ 12:25 pm

TIME recently released a great article on its website about the future of Wind Power that you should check out. Here’s an excerpt:

But for all the green talk and growth in wind power — it accounted for 42% of all new electricity generation added to the U.S. grid last year — wind still makes up less than 3% of America’s total electricity generation. Even at current rates of growth, that figure is unlikely to change soon. The question is, Will wind ever produce enough power to satisfy America’s energy needs?

A new study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science (PNAS) says yes.

Click here to read the rest of the article.

 
   

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