Published on April 4th, 2012 | by Zachary Shahan1
5 US States Now Getting Over 10% of Electricity from Wind Power
April 4th, 2012 by Zachary Shahan
Wind power has grown tremendously in recent years, as you should well know by now. As you can see in the first chart below, it’s grew tremendously from 2007-2011, and the following chart shows that 5 states now get over 10% of their electricity from wind power — South Dakota, Iowa, North Dakota, Minnesota, and Wyoming — with several others close behind that milestone. Here’s more from the Earth Policy Institute, via sister site sustainablog:
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