The wind industry is kicking into high gear after a massive first quarter that saw development rise 40% year-over-year.
As wind power accounts for an increasingly large share of the country’s energy, let’s take a moment to explain exactly how a turbine works.
All mines eventually outlive their use, but some enjoy a second life — for example, as pumped-storage facilities for renewable energy.
President Trump’s plans to revitalize coal hasn’t stopped the renewable energy market from moving forward, with utilities like Rocky Mountain Power planning major investments in wind turbines that will power some of the country’s biggest coal-producing states.
The industry can thank several consecutive years of dramatic growth.