SOURCE: Industrial Info Resources

June 09, 2008 06:30 ET

Planned Wind Generation to Exceed $17.8 Billion in Minnesota and the Dakotas, an Industrial Info News Alert

SUGAR LAND, TX--(Marketwire - June 9, 2008) - Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota currently have 23 operational windfarms totaling about 1,500 megawatts (MW) of power generation capacity. Wind proponents are developing about 44 new windfarms and expanding three existing windfarms to add an additional 9,900 MW of power generation capacity, or an increase of more than 650%! This would increase the region's wind-power capacity up to 12,400 MW by 2014.

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