The Four Corners Wind Resource Center (4CWRC) is comprised of three partner organizations (Utah Clean Energy, Interwest Energy Alliance, and Northern Arizona University). The 4CWRC works to engage, educate, and enlist wind energy stakeholders in the states of Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, Nevada, and Wyoming. The 4CWRC facilitates regional wind development by providing the most up-to-date and accurate information to those involved in wind energy decision making processes. 

 

 

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GreenByte recently released their “Evolution of Wind” infographic that illustrates the changes in global wind capacity from 1981 t0 2016.  According to the time-lapse visualization, global wind power capacity has risen 11%, from 432.4 GW in 2015 to 486.7 GW in 2016.  United States wind capacity increased 10% from 73,991...
The winds of the Blue (Abajo) Mountains have their ups and downs, but actually are almost always blowing. The town of Monticello, located off the northeast flanks has a telling road sign: “Cool Winds, Warm Welcome.” These winds create the perfect place for a wind farm. In March 2016, the...
The U.S. Energy Department released a new report on Jan 9th, 2017 which confirms that adding even limited electricity transmission can significantly reduce the costs of expanding wind energy to supply 35% of U.S. electricity by 2050. The report, titled Reducing Wind Curtailment through Transmission Expansion in a Wind Vision Future and...