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EarthFix
November 2, 2011

Northwest States in Top Ten for Wind Power, Featuring RNP's Deputy Director John Audley

RICHLAND, Wash. – A new report (PDF) from the American Wind Energy Association ranks Washington No. 6 and Oregon No. 7 in wind energy installations though the third quarter of this year. The states rank high even though neither Oregon nor Washington added or expanded any wind projects during the past three months.


Nationwide, this was the busiest quarter since 2008, the report states. Renewable Northwest Project deputy director John Audley says more companies are working to complete projects before the federal production tax credit and state incentives end next year.


“We’re seeing quite a build-out as reflected in the third-quarter statistics,” Audley says.

 

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