Wind Energy

Power of the Future

Wind Power

Wind power is the power of the future. As of 2008 to 2012 wind energy production went up 36.5%. This energy was also used in the past, as early as 2000 B.C. in China and Persia. Also since then and now wind energy is the fastest growing source of energy in the world.

Wind Energy Statistics

Stats About Wind Energy

  • Between 2008 and 2012, wind power has provided 36.5% of all new generating capacity in the United States.
  • A single wind turbine can power 500 homes.
  • At times, wind energy produces as much as 25% of the electricity on the Texas power grid.

(this information is from the Wind Energy Foundation)

  • Around 80 different countries use wind power to generate electricity commercially.

  • In some countries such as Denmark and Portugal, wind power contributes around 20% of the total electricity production.

(this information from Wind Energy Facts)