Top 5 States - for Wind Power Generation

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State Capacity & Generation 
Top 5 States,  
by Total Wind Capacity 
Texas:            10,085 MW 
Iowa:               3,675 MW 
California:          3,177 MW 
Minnesota:         2,192 MW 
Washington:       2,105 MW 

Top 5 States,  
by New Wind Capacity in 2010 
Texas:                680 MW 
Illinois:                498 MW 
California:            455 MW 
South Dakota:      396 MW windpower
Minnesota:           396 MW 
Top 5 States,  
by Wind % of State Generation 
Iowa:                  15% 
North Dakota:       12% 
Minnesota:           10% 
South Dakota:        8% 
Kansas:                 7% 

 

 

These figures are from American Wind Energy Association 

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