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The United States is home to one of the largest and fastest growing wind markets in the world. To stay competitive in this sector, the Energy Department invests in wind research and development projects, both on land and offshore, to advance technology innovations, create job opportunities and boost economic growth.

Moving forward, the U.S. wind industry remains a critical part of the Energy Department’s all-of-the-above energy strategy to cut carbon pollution, diversify our energy economy and bring the next generation of American-made clean energy technologies to market.

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How a Wind Turbine Works

Part of our How Energy Works series, a comprehensive look at how wind turbines work.

2014 Wind Market Report

Learn how the wind industry grew in 2014.

An Earth-Friendly Wind Vision
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Wind energy is a clean, domestic energy source that requires little to no water and creates no air pollution when compared with conventional energy technologies.

Boise State University Wins Collegiate Wind Competition 2015
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In a field of seven collegiate teams, Boise State University of Idaho won top honors at the Energy Department's 2015 Collegiate Wind Competition for their innovative wind turbine design.