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Wind Energy

Posted at 2:31 PM, Aug 14, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-14 14:31:21-04

Wind energy is building the future and powering a 21st century clean energy economy for job seekers, rural communities, factory towns, and coastal ports while also supplying the clean electricity used to make a growing number of products Americans use every day.

August 9 - 14 marks the fourth annual American Wind Week, a national celebration of U.S. leadership in wind energy production. During these challenging times, the American wind workforce is on the frontlines keeping the lights on for families, businesses, healthcare workers, and more.

Wind power also plays a key role in our economic recovery and path to meeting ambitious state environmental and sustainability goals. Wind technician is the country’s second fastest growing job, and a record amount of new wind power capacity is under construction, rapidly growing wind’s contribution to a clean, affordable, reliable U.S. energy mix.

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