Wind-energy generation grows, Colorado 9th

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The American Wind Energy Association says that there has been a 34 percent increase in megawatts of electricity from wind turbines, compared to 2016. Colorado ranks ninth in the country for installed wind energy with 1,949 turbines in use, with one utility scale project currently in development. There are 17 manufacturing facilities, including Vestas blade and turbine plants in Northern Colorado, employing between 6,000 and 7,000 jobs directly or indirectly in the industry.

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