Despite the economy, wind power in the US grew 39% in 2009, thanks mostly to the stimulus. The industry added 9,900 megawatts, about equal to natural gas, bringing wind’s total to 2%, or 9.7 million homes. Wind and gas made up 80% of new capacity. But the US lags Europe, and the pace could slow.
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