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United States Becomes #1 in Wind Generation

12/28/2008


According to the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA), in September of 2008, the United States surpassed Germany as the leader in wind generation. By the end of September, the United States was generating over 21,000 megawatts of electricity from the wind, which puts the country on pace to exceed the U.S. Department of Energy's goal of 20% of all power coming from the wind by 2030.