Nebraska sails past 1K megawatts of wind-energy capacity
May 7, 2017
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — With the raising of a 400-megawatt wind farm in the state, Nebraska has sailed past 1,000 megawatts — or 1 gigawatt — of wind-generated capacity.
Nebraska's turbines provide over 1,300 megawatts of capacity with more on the way, looking to take advantage of the state's largely untapped wind potential, the Lincoln Journal Star (http://bit.ly/2pJAinF) reported.
The American Wind Energy Association said Nebraska is the 18th state to join the group of gigawatt-level wind energy states.
The association reported last month that wind accounted for over 10 percent of elec...