Gallery: Obama Administration Fast Tracks 5 Gigawatts Of Renewable Ener...


It’s election year and that can only mean one thing – the standing President doing everything he can to show the country he’s the man for a second term. In President Obama‘s case, he’s doing this by fast-tracking 5GW of renewable energy projects in order to create jobs, boost the economy and decrease reliance on fossil fuels. The plan is part of the president’s We Can’t Wait initiative, and it will see the rapid construction of seven nationally and regionally significant solar and wind energy projects in Arizona, California, Nevada, and Wyoming. It is hoped that these job-creating infrastructure projects will produce nearly 5,000 megawatts (MW) of clean energy, which is enough to power approximately 1.5 million homes.

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