US Wind Power Capacity Increased In 2006

Wind power capacity in the U.S. rose by 27% and continues to attract support from government and investors.

"Wind power generating capacity increased by 27 percent in 2006 and is expected to increase an additional 26 percent in 2007, proving wind is now a mainstream option for new power generation, according to a market forecast released today by the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA)...Wind's exponential growth reflects the nation's increasing demand for clean, safe and domestic energy, and continues to attract both private and public sources of capital."

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