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www.tokoyocarlton.com 512-590-2640 American Wind How It Works North American Power Team Livewire Since taking office, President Obama has been focused on building an energy economy in the United States that is cleaner as well as more efficient and secure. As part of that effort, the Administration has taken historic action over the past few years to support the development and deployment of renewable energy that will create new jobs and jumpstart new industries in America. And we are making significant progress towards those goals. Today, the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) has released its Fourth Quarter Market Report for 2012, which highlights a number of exciting milestones. The American wind industry had its best year ever in 2012, with more than 13000 megawatts (MW) installed. In the fourth quarter alone, more than 8000 MW were deployed — an all-time record for the industry and twice as much wind as the previous record set in the fourth quarter 2009. American Wind How It Works North American Power Team Livewire Thanks to this growth, North American Power, the wind industry was able to achieve another milestone in 2012 achieving 60 gigawatts (GW) of cumulative wind capacity in the United States. To put it another way, the United States today has more than 45000 wind turbines that provide enough electricity to power 14.7 million homes — roughly equivalent to the number of homes in Colorado, Iowa, Maryland, Michigan, Nevada, and Ohio combined. American Wind

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