AWEA: Wind drives up investment

Source: By Kelsey Tamborrino, Politico • Posted: Wednesday, January 31, 2018

The American Wind Energy Association released its “U.S. Wind Industry Fourth Quarter 2017 Market Report” on Tuesday. A key takeaway: In the fourth quarter, 29 new wind farms — totaling 4,125 MW — came online across 16 states, driving $11 billion in private investment. Also of note: Oklahoma passed Iowa in the fourth quarter to rank second in the nation for total installed wind capacity, behind Texas. Read the report here.