US Wind Power Jobs Hit Record, Up 20 Percent in 2016

4.12.16

American wind power supported a record 88,000 jobs at the start of 2016—an increase of 20 percent in a year—according to the U.S. Wind Industry Annual Market Report, Year Ending 2015, released today by the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA). Strong job growth coincided with wind ranking number one as America’s leading source of new generating capacity last year, outpacing solar and natural gas.

Read Full Article Here:

http://www.awea.org/MediaCenter/pressrelease.aspx?ItemNumber=8736