Invenergy previously announced the purchase of 600 megawatts of GE Energy wind turbines for 2007 projects. The latest order brings the total to 1,200 megawatts of GE 1.5-megawatt machines for projects over the next two years, which is enough power for more than 300,000 homes.
The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) reported that US wind power generating capacity increased by 27% in 2006 and is expected to increase an additional 26% in 2007. The
One of the largest sources of new power generation in the
According to the AWEA, wind energy facilities currently installed in the
will produce an estimated 31 billion kilowatt-hours annually or enough electricity to serve 2.9 million American homes.