Tuesday, September 11, 2012
Each major wind farm in America creates 1,000+ jobs and adds millions of dollars to local communities.  Today, wind farms generate about 50,000 megawatts of clean, renewable energy — the equivalent of the energy produced by 12 Hoover Dams.Read more in two recent NRDC reports:At Wind Speed: How the U.S. Wind Industry is Rapidly Growing Our Local EconomiesAmerican Wind Farms: Breaking Down the Benefits from Planning to Production

Each major wind farm in America creates 1,000+ jobs and adds millions of dollars to local communities.  Today, wind farms generate about 50,000 megawatts of clean, renewable energy — the equivalent of the energy produced by 12 Hoover Dams.

Read more in two recent NRDC reports:
At Wind Speed: How the U.S. Wind Industry is Rapidly Growing Our Local Economies
American Wind Farms: Breaking Down the Benefits from Planning to Production

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    Wind farms are, in my mind, one of a variety of ways to break our dependency on fossil fuels- it’s not the ultimate...
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    Ha, I work for a wind energy company. We just expanded into solar too! I have one of those 1,079 jobs. Thank God.
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