Wind Farms Flourish Across The U.S. As Interest In Renewable Energy Skyrockets

By Nick Visser

Credit: U.S. Department of Energy

From Climate Central’s Bobby Magill:

In New York and many other cities across the U.S., you’re likely to have access to a program that will allow your home to be powered with wind energy through your local utility, reducing your home’s reliance on climate-changing fossil fuels for electricity.

But where are the wind farms that produce that energy?

Two new online interactive maps produced by the federal government show where the nation’s wind farms are, how quickly they were built and what impact they may have on the landscape.

Wind energy is expected to …read more

Source: Huffington Post Green