Archive for October 10th, 2012

New Study: Wind Power Installations Lead to Sharp Income, Jobs Increases in Great Plains, Rockies

Back in August, we wrote about a report by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) which found, among other things, that the "wind energy industry supports 75,000 full-time jobs at more than 400 facilities across 43 states.” Now, DOE's Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy is out with a new study, this one focused on "the wind-rich Great Plains and Rocky Mountain Region," which takes this research to a more granular, but no less impressive, level of detail.
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