Federal Energy Regulatory Commission http://kmuw.org en Report: Kansas Among Fastest Growing Wind Markets http://kmuw.org/post/report-kansas-among-fastest-growing-wind-markets <p>A new government report shows Kansas is among the largest and fastest-growing wind energy markets in the country.<br><br>The Energy Department says Kansas ranks third among all U.S. states in the percentage of in-state electricity generation from wind power.<br><br>The state installed more than 1,400 megawatts of new wind power capacity in 2012; Kansas' total capacity is now 2,713 megawatts.<br><br>The department says that Kansas now has enough capacity to generate more than 20 percent of its electricity from wind energy.<br> Wed, 07 Aug 2013 12:34:19 +0000 Associated Press 21562 at http://kmuw.org