Wind power growth gusts strongly in USA in 2007: We drove from Sioux Falls, South Dakota to Cedar Rapids, Iowa a couple weeks ago, and the landscape was just littered with windmills — there were hundreds of them.
U.S. wind power grew 45% in 2007, the sharpest rise since the 1980s, […] The industry installed 5,244 megawatts in 2007, accounting for 30% of all new electricity-generating capacity, […]
I’ve always found windmills to be visually relaxing. Those big blades, turning slowly in the wind. I just love looking at them.