strongemThe-five-authors-of-the-report-Ex-post-analysis-of-economic-inpacts-from-wind-power-development-in-U.S.-counties-are-Jason-P.-Brown-and-John-Pender-of-the-USDA’s-Economic-Research-Service-Ryan-Wiser-and-Ben-Hoen-of-the-Lawrence-Berkeley-National-Laboratory-and-Eric-Lantz-of-the-National-Renewable-Energy-Laboratory.-The-article-appears-in-Energy-Economics-34-2012-p

This is the wind energy farm in Roscoe, Texas, where 627 wind turbines can churn out as much as 781.5 megawatts of power. A new study finds that for every megawatt of wind capacity installed in a county, half a job is created.

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