AWEA Reveals Numbers Behind U.S. Wind Energy

The bumper crop of wind energy benefited the U.S. economy across all 50 states, through $25 billion in private investment in new U.S. wind farms, tens of millions of dollars paid to landowners and local communities in lease payments and property taxes, and billions in projected savings for electricity consumers.

While jobs numbers were hampered as the year went on by Congress’s delay in renewing the primary incentives for American wind power