New graphic highlights wind economic benefits, ability to strengthen U.S. energy independence
As you tell by AWEA's latest graphic, wind power doesn't just improve our economy. Now that wind is a mainstream source of electricity capable of providing enough electricity to power 15.5 million American homes, it strengthens U.S. energy independence as well.
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Congress returns next week from August recess and it's important that they know the Production Tax Credit and Investment Tax Credit must be extended before the end of the year. Otherwise wind-supported jobs and other economic benefits could go away. Find out ways you can take action by visiting the Power of Wind online community here: powerofwind.com/action
Here's the new graphic:
Be sure to check out another graphic we made earlier this month highlighting some of wind's many other benefits by clicking here: http://bit.ly/1qtwHBc.