The U.S. wind energy industry installed 8,598 MW new generation capacity in 2015, a 77% increase from 2014 and the industry’s third biggest year ever, according to a new industry report. Wind was the leading source of new generation last year, installing 41% of new capacity, ahead of solar’s 28.5% and the 28.1% contributed by natural gas.
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