Advances in Wind Power Technology Mean Incredible Opportunities For Clean Energy Across ALL Regions

July 19, 2015

Soon, Innovation Will Bring Cost-Effective, Pollution-Free Electricity To Every State

Improved wind power technologies, already widely used in Europe, can cost-effectively open huge swaths of the nation to wind power development, according to a new U.S. Department of Energy report titled Enabling Wind Power Nationwide. These technologies include taller turbine towers of 110 meters and higher, more powerful rotors, and American digital innovations too new even to have been included in the report, such as General Electric’s recent Digital Wind Farm package that can increase output by as much as 20 percent. These new approaches would allow the United States to use the wind to reliably power the nation more than eight times over, and, in the next decade, make every state a producer of economical, pollution-free wind power.