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Wind Energy Helps Ward Off Power Outages

Wind Energy Helps Ward Off Power Outages

Date: 1/13/2014

Source: American Wind Energy Association

As much of the nation turned up thermostats during the Polar Vortex, grid operators struggled to balance supply and demand and outages at conventional power plants. High wind energy output saved the day in a number of locations.

This information was last updated on January 13, 2014