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Energy Department Says Wind Could Make Up 35% of US Electricity Generation by 2050

Energy Department Says Wind Could Make Up 35% of US Electricity Generation by 2050 The Obama administration has big expectations for the American wind industry. According to a new report by the Department of Energy, with continued technological advancements, cost reductions and improvements in siting and transmission, wind could economically provide 35 percent of the … Continue reading Energy Department Says Wind Could Make Up 35% of US Electricity Generation by 2050

China’s #wind farms produce more energy than all U.S. #nuclear plants

China’s wind farms produce more energy than all U.S. nuclear plants China now has enough wind farms to produce more energy renewably than all that is made by America’s nuclear plants as the growing nation expands its power generation to fuel its new mega-cities. China’s wind farms are reported to have a total theoretical operating … Continue reading China’s #wind farms produce more energy than all U.S. #nuclear plants

Texas Power Falls to Lowest in Two Weeks as Wind Rises

(Bloomberg) — On-peak power fell in Texas to the lowest level in two weeks as wind output exceeded expectations. Wind production on the Electric Reliability Council of Texas Inc. network averaged 8,263 megawatts during the hour ended at 1 p.m. local time, above the day-ahead forecast of 7,100 megawatts, according to the grid’s website. Wind … Continue reading Texas Power Falls to Lowest in Two Weeks as Wind Rises