Wind power has hit an important milestone in America, with 980 working wind installations generating 70 gigawatts of renewable electricity. Solar power gets a lot of attention because…
New generating capacity was scarce in 2013, but the U.S. wind power industry kicked into gear in the last three months, beginning construction on 10,900 megawatts.
U.S. grid operators find huge amounts of conventional power offline because of the cold; wind industry says it proves need for a diverse mix of sources.
With more than 2,300 megawatts under construction, a year that started off with virtually no new wind power being installed in the U.S. might just finish decently.
An EPA report cites natural gas for reducing electrical-generation emissions, but the wind industry says a closer look shows wind power deserves credit too.
We learned months ago that 2012 was a big year for U.S. wind; here are 10 things from the industry’s annual report that you might not have known.
Ten states accounted for 77 percent of the record-breaking 13,124 megawatts of new wind power capacity installed in the U.S. in 2012.