Wind provided enough electricity for over 30% of Denmark’s electricity consumption by the end of 2012.
The Scandinavian country has actually set a goal to get 50% of its electricity needs from wind power by 2020 and is aiming to run on 100% renewable energy by 2050.
US wind power accounted for more new US power capacity in 2012 than coal, natural gas, nuclear, solar, or anything else. It made up 42% of new power capacity additions in the US last year.
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