According to FERC's Energy Infrastructure Update (pdf), 2012 saw more wind energy installed in the United States than any other generation resource. The report states that cumulative capacity installation of wind energy in 2012 was 10,689 MW. Natural gas was second with 8,746 MW.
The total installed capacity of wind in the US now sits at 57.53 GW, which is 4.97% of total generation capacity in the nation.
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