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Published on February 28th, 2013 | by Guest Contributor

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What's 1 Megawatt Of Wind Energy? (Infographic)

February 28th, 2013 by

By Amber Archangel, Founder of 1Sun4All

What is a Megawatt of wind energy? Have you questioned that after reading about a new utility-scale installation on CleanTechnica? That happened to me, so I decided to research wind power and create an infographic. It addresses how many watts some of our common appliances need and how many watts the average American household uses each year. Included is the amount of megawatts the US currently produces, and which states produce the most megawatts. Now it’s easy to calculate how many homes a new installation will generate power for.

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