nrdc:

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

This is awesome in so many ways!

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