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We're going to make the conversion from fossils to wind fastest in the wind-rich states out west first, and the wind-poorer states (like WV) will follow on later - because that's what makes sense given the distribution of resources.


WV is not a wind poor state. It is only about 10% less wind speed and power generation capability than wind rich states.

WV is small state in size and population compared to the big wind states of Texas, Oklahoma and the other Midwest states, thus it will never have the room needed for all the wind turbines in the big states. But then WV does not need as much power generation as the big states.

WV has plenty of good quality wind to power 5GW of new capacity by 2030 and another 5GW of new capacity by 2035.

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