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More than 80,000 Americans earn their living in the wind energy industry. They work in jobs like manufacturing, construction, and operations. Over the course of its lifetime, a typical 250-megawatt wind farm (about 100 turbines) creates almost 1,100 jobs. Across the country more than 560 manufacturing facilities help supply the thousands of components that make up a wind turbine. Wind energy provides income for investors and landowners, and it also generates tax revenues for local communities and states. American wind produces about 6 percent of our nation’s electricity needs – enough to power more than 15 million homes.

E2 Reports: A Sampling of Wind Job Announcements

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