Here are facts about what wind has done in other places in the United States.  

Let's make North Carolina a leader in the Southeast.


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88,000:

Number of wind-related jobs in the U.S. at the end of 2015, across fields such as development, siting, construction, transportation, manufacturing, operations, services.

20 million:

That's how many homes that America's wind farms power on a annual basis

 


AWEA quarterly report

40 (+ Puerto Rico):

Number of U.S. states with operating utility-scale wind energy projects. North Carolina is not one of these states, but our coastal wind resources could make us a leader not only in our state, but in all of the Southeast!

 


$128 Billion:

The amount that the wind industry invested in new projects over the last 10 years. 

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Numbers and figures from the American Wind Energy Association. For more information on job and industry reports please visit the American Wind Energy Association website