Archive for April 1st, 2014

Wind Power Monthly: “Wind ‘competitive with gas’ in US”

The decline in the cost of wind power has been impressive over the past few decades, and it's continuing. As this graphic by the American Wind Energy Association demonstrates. the cost of wind power in the U.S. has fallen from around 55 cents per kilowatthour in 1980 to less than 10 cents per kilowatthour today. The result is that wind power is rapidly becoming cost competitive with natural gas-fired electricity.
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