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Annual Global Wind Power Additions Soaring Upwards

Positive Future #184 (Feature photo – Offshore Wind Turbines – CCA SA 2.0 Generic) CleanTechnica just published news that annual wind power capacity additions are expected to average 67 gigawatts a year for the next 10 years. Considering that under ideal conditions 1 gigawatt may power 750,000 homes, the math becomes stunning. With 67 gigawatts of new wind power every year for 10 years (670 gigawatts), that would be enough to power over 500 million new homes. Now that is a lot of new power. You can read the full story here: https://cleantechnica.com/2018/06/22/annual-global-wind-additions-to-average-67-gigawatts-through-2027-forecasts-make-consulting/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+IM-cleantechnica+%28CleanTechnica%29 Want More? – Sign up below Special Deals Ahead…Sign up!

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Wind Catcher – A $4.5 billion Catcher

Positive Future #89 (Feature photo – Large Blades for New Wind Turbines– CCA SA 2.0 Generic) Not making news is the Wind Catcher Project in the panhandle of Oklahoma. However, it did make news recently when it was determined that over 75 percent of Oklahoman’s are in support of it. Over an area of 300,000 acres, the installation of 800 GE wind turbines is underway. It is the largest ever wind project in the United States – second largest in the world. At a cost of $4.5 billion, energy enough for 1.5 million homes, will be transmitted along a 350 mile transmission line to the city of Tulsa, Oklahoma. Construction…

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