American wind power reaches 50-gigawatt milestone: 2012 sets red-hot pace, but layoffs hit supply chain amid policy uncertainty for 2013

August 2012
Wind Energy Weekly;8/10/2012, Vol. 29 Issue 1495, p1
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the 50 gigawatts (GW) of electric generating capacity that was generated by U.S. wind power as the U.S. Congress struggles to extend a critical federal policy and continue the development of wind power. It says that the 50 GW indicate that the U.S. wind turbines power the equivalent of almost 13 million American homes.


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