Kansas Claims Number One Spot for Wind Energy Production
Thursday, April 11, 2019
Topeka, Kan. - In an effort to raise awareness of clean energy activity in Kansas, Governor Laura Kelly is highlighting the American Wind Energy Association’s 2018 Annual Market Report.
The report shows that Kansas is now the number one producer for wind energy production as a share of total electricity generation. Kansas surpassed Iowa to claim the top spot, with 36.4% of the state’s total electricity produced by wind power in 2018.
“The State of Kansas must continue to prioritize renewable energy and the many benefits that come with it. I’m pleased to see that Kansas has continued to increase its wind energy production,” Kelly said. “The data shows we’re moving in the right direction.”