Two more states have joined the “gigawatt club,” according to the first-quarter report from the American Wind Energy Association — but Texas remains firmly in the lead.
The list is comprised of states with more than a gigawatt of wind-power generating capacity.
Kansas and New York are the newest members of the gigawatt club, at 1.014 and 1.261 gigawatts of capacity, respectively. Texas’ 7.907 gigawatts is more than twice that of second-place Iowa, which has 2.883. Alternative energy darling California, with 2.653 gigawatts, is third on the list. Minnesota, Washington, Oregon and Colorado round out the list. Read Full Article.