Wind Wattage

wind-farmAt present, 5.6% of the nation’s electricity comes from wind, up from 4.7% in 2015 and 2.3% in 2010. In 2015, Iowa had the largest wind generation share at 31.3%, followed by South Dakota at 25.6%. Texas and New Mexico are on pace to become the 12th and 13th states to generate 10% or more of their electricity from wind. Texas produces 24% of all wind energy in the US.

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  1. Del Barbray says

    Good evening, Elliot
    California must produce some electricity from wind because there is a wind farm in the Altamont Pass area which can be seen from the freeway, but maybe it isn’t enough electricity to be counted.
    Your brief blog is fantastic.
    Merry Christmas
    Thank you
    Del Barbray

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