Gallery: Global Wind Power Production to Break 300,000 MW This Year, Co...


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After reaching record levels of production in 2012, the world’s wind power capacity is projected to grow to reach 300,000 MW by the end of 2013. With major projects announced in the past few months, China, Denmark the EU and the US remain among the primary producers of the world’s wind power, while Japan hopes to soon become home to the world’s largest offshore wind farm as nations in Eastern Europe and Latin America begin to harness their own wind potential. Currently operating wind turbines can already—at European levels of production—provide carbon-free power for over 450 million homes world-wide.

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  1. David Cohen April 3, 2013 at 8:38 pm

    This article is very refreshing. The more consumers choose green energy options, the more this trend will continue. If you would like to make a difference and purchase renewable energy for your home, contact us

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