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Wind Innovations Drive Down Costs, Stock Prices

March 15, 2012

Wind Innovations Drive Down Costs, Stock Prices

The world’s wind-power capacity increased 113-fold over the past 20 years. As installations increase, turbines become more efficient and electricity prices decline. For a growing number of countries, this means wind power is now cheaper than conventional energy sources, even without government subsidies.

View this interactive graphic by David Yanofsky to see which countries lead in wind and when wind power will reach price parity with conventional forms of electricity generation.

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