Check out Climate Central’s new wind energy widget showing just how much wind power potential each state has.
Some Key Highlights Include:
Texas alone could provide more electricity from wind power than the whole nation currently uses.
New Jersey could power 7 percent of total US energy use just by placing wind turbines offshore.
The Great Plains could replace corn with wind as it’s main energy export within the next 50 years. (Corn is currently used to produce corn ethanol, a form of biofuel.)
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