Why Is Wind Power Good?

By David Fessler Utilities across the country are increasingly turning to wind when installing new power sources. It’s not only cheap, it’s green too.
In 2018, utilities chose wind for new generating capacity 21% of the time. And over the last 10 years, wind power made up 28% of all new U.S. generating capacity.
With 96,433 megawatts (MW) installed, the U.S. is now the second-largest market for wind power. Why is wind becoming so popular here?
With utilities, it’s all about the cost of power. And the price for wind power has been dropping like a stone in a vacuum.
In fact, wind power is now cheaper …read more