Wind power in West Virginia

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The U.S. Department of Energy has determined that West Virginia has significant wind power development opportunities.[1] As of 2016 there were 376 wind turbines in operation in West Virginia with a generating capacity of 686 megawatts (MW) and responsible for 1.9% of in-state electricity production.[2] As of 2015, the state has not passed renewable portfolio standard legislation.[3]

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  1. ^ WV Department of Commerce (11 May 2015). "West Virginia Department of Commerce Wind Energy". Retrieved 11 May 2015.
  2. ^ "West Virginia Wind Energy" (PDF). U.S. Wind Energy State Facts. American Wind Energy Association. Retrieved 27 December 2017.
  3. ^ "State Renewable Portfolio Standards and Goals". National Association of State Legislatures. February 19, 2015. Retrieved 2 June 2015.

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