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Wind is growing most in the US

After an exceptional fourth quarter, wind energy is now the largest renewable energy source in the US, according to a new report. And it shows no signs of shrinking, with the report predicting that capacity will double over the next five years.

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Wind Energy is soaring in the United States. After the second-best quarter for newly-installed wind it has emerged that wind energy is the number one renewable energy source in the US.

A new report from the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) shows that wind has surpassed hydropower plants in terms of capacity. Meanwhile, wind energy has grown to the fourth-largest energy source in the US.

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