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Usa 2017: $11 Billion #wind Investment

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American Wind Energy Association, reported that,
. . . 7,017 MW of new wind capacity in 2017, bringing the country's total to
. . . 89,077 MW, with a
. . . 66% reduction in wind costs since 2009, and
. . . further innovation and savings expected.

Texas, and Oklahoma,
. . . are now considered the heartland of wind.

Xcel Energy, Berkshire Hathaway Energy, and Alliant Energy, are the top
. . . 3 utilities with "wind capacity currently under construction, or
. . . in advanced development."

In the USA, there are now installed,  
. . . 54,000 wind turbines onshore, and
. . . 5 that are offshore.

1-31-2018 Source:  USA 2017:  $11 billion #Wind investment


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