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Wind has provided 35 % of all new electric generating capacity in America since 2007. Percent of New Installed Capacity, 2007-2010. Nearly 81,000 MW of new generating capacity installed between 2007 and 2010

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Wind has provided 35 of all new electric generating capacity in america since 2007
Wind has provided 35% of all new electric generating capacity in America since 2007

Percent of New Installed Capacity, 2007-2010

Nearly 81,000 MW of new generating capacity installed between 2007 and 2010

Wind installed over 35% of all new generating capacity between 2007 and 2010, or 28,740 MW.

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Data Source: AWEA, EIA, SEIA, SNL


With 400 facilities w ind is one of the f astest g rowing sources of u s manufacturing j obs
With 400 Facilities, Wind is One of the Fastest-Growing Sources of U.S. Manufacturing Jobs

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Source: AWEA, U.S. Wind Industry Annual Market Report Year Ending 2010


American wind is affordable and cost competitive with all other new electric generation sources
American Wind is Affordableand cost-competitive with all other new electric generation sources

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Source: Lazard, Levelized Cost of Energy, June 2009


T urbine pr oductivity up costs down
Turbine Productivity Up, Costs Down

  • Turbines’ availability to makepower is usually above 98%

  • Taller towers and better siting let wind farms operate from the high 30% to low 40% range of capacity year-round

  • A turbine with a nameplate capacity seven times larger can make 15 times more power

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Source: AWEA, U.S. Wind Industry Annual Market Report Year Ending 2010


Onshore offshore wind c ould e lectrify u s 13 times over
Onshore & Offshore Wind Could Electrify U.S. 13 Times Over

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Source: NREL and AWS Truepower


Wind has provided 35 of all new electric generating capacity in america since 2007

U.S. Wind Power Installations are Ahead of Projected Path for 20% by 2030

Cumulative Wind Capacity (GW)

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Data Source: AWEA , U.S. DOE 20% Wind Energy by 2030


Wind power u ses virtually n o w ater
Wind Power Uses Virtually No Water

20% wind saves 4 trillion gallons of water through 2030

20% wind cuts electric sector water consumption by 17% in 2030

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Source: U.S. DOE, 20% Wind Energy by 2030, 2008


Wind power america s choice
Wind Power: America’s Choice

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Source: March 2010 survey by Public Opinion Strategies and Bennett, Petts & Normington


U s energy p olicy n eeds to s upport diversity
U.S. Energy Policy Needs to Support Diversity

Coal Market Share,

Drop Since 2003

- 6.0 percentage pts

Natural Gas Market

Share Increase Since 2003

+ 7.0 percentage pts

Renewable Market Share,

Increase Since 2003

+ 2.0 percentage pts

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Source: EIA, Net Generation All sectors

*All Renewables does not include hydro


Wind has provided 35 of all new electric generating capacity in america since 2007

Proven track record: States’ Renewable Portfolio Standards have created a market for wind, with over 90% of the renewable energy build in states with RPS programs or goals.

Portfolio Approach: State & Regional Leadership

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Wind has provided 35 of all new electric generating capacity in america since 2007

Iowa’s Incredible Wind Resource

  • Wind resource ranks 7th in U.S.

  • Wind could provide over 44 times the state’s current electricity needs

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Source: National Renewable Electricity Laboratory


Iowa national l eader in wind i nstallations
Iowa: National Leader in Wind Installations

Iowa wind farms now online power the equivalent of more than 900,000 homes

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Source: American Wind Energy Association


Wind has provided 35 of all new electric generating capacity in america since 2007

Iowa Led in State Renewable Electricity Standards

Mandatory RES

Voluntary standard or goal

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Wind has provided 35 of all new electric generating capacity in america since 2007

Iowa: Case Study of Leadership in Growing Wind Generation and Manufacturing

Iowa not only has the greatest percentage of electricity generated from wind–

3,675 MW, approaching 20% of the state’s electricity– it’s also a leading state in attracting manufacturing.

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Wind has provided 35 of all new electric generating capacity in america since 2007

Significant Economic and Environmental Benefits

  • Iowa’s wind industry has generated:

    • Support for 5,000-10,000 total direct and indirect jobs

    • $16.5 million in annual property tax payments by wind project owners

    • $11 million in annual land lease payments

    • Avoids over 6.2 million metric tons of carbon dioxide

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Wind has provided 35 of all new electric generating capacity in america since 2007

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