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From our early days of watching Captain Planet and Saturday morning cartoons, the power of wind was arguably the strongest. Wind is ubiquitous and capable of creating movement. Without wind, there wouldn’t be a whistle. Today, wind energy boosts economic development and contributes to energy security. Wind energy insources over 50,000 active jobs across construction, development, engineering and operations including those in the 550 windmill-manufacturing facilities in the U.S. To celebrate the rise of wind energy, we are pleased to present three things you may not know about it. 1. Wind energy does not waste other resources while remaining clean and renewable. Often known as the ‘drought resistant cash crop,’ wind energy reduces environmental impacts by producing zero greenhouse gas emissions. Generating millions of dollars in over 50 countries, wind energy is channeled t...

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