Wind energy milestone: California now gets about 5 percent of its electricity from wind power

There are 2 comments on the Contra Costa Times story from Jan 31, 2012, titled Wind energy milestone: California now gets about 5 percent of its electricity from wind power. In it, Contra Costa Times reports that:

California now gets about 5 percent of its electricity from wind power, according to data released Tuesday by the California Wind Energy Association.

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Eric

Turkey

#1 Feb 1, 2012
This is exactly what everybody is expecting from a leading country. The USA is on the right track to be sample for the world.
Solarman

La Quinta, CA

#2 Feb 1, 2012
"According to 2010 figures from the California Energy Commission, wind made up 4.7 percent of the state's electricity mix and solar was 0.3 percent."

Total wind energy was at 1% before Jerry Brown took office. He makes up the other 3.7% all by himself.

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