According to a Harvard University  study published last week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States, global wind energy potential is considerably higher than previous estimates.  An older study cited in the paper estimated the world wind power potential to be about seven times greater than current power consumption.  The new study, which used data from thousands of meteorological stations, estimated world wind  power potential to be 40 times greater than total current power consumption. Read About Wind Power Potential