AWEA: Kansas is first in wind capacity under construction

04/16/2012 | Lawrence Journal-World (Kansas)

Kansas leads the U.S. in the number of wind farms under construction, according to the American Wind Energy Association. Kansas has 1,189 megawatts of wind power capacity in the pipeline, representing more than $2 billion in investments, AWEA said. Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback was among the governors who called on Congress to extend the renewable-energy Production Tax Credit, which is credited as a key factor in the industry's growth.

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