DALLAS, April 13, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Dallas-based renewable energy company, Tri Global Energy, continued to lead the U.S. with nearly 2,100 megawatts of wind energy projects under construction, according to the American Wind Energy Association's Annual Market Report for 2015, released yesterday.
Tri Global Energy is the single largest leader of all wind power projects under construction in Texas, which dominated all other states, reporting just over 5,000 MW of projects under construction in 2015. The company also remained the national leader of wind power projects under construction, with all states including Texas reporting 9,400 MW of wind projects under construction in 2015.
"Wind power has been on a roll," said John Billingsley, Chairman and CEO of Tri Global Energy, "and we've seen that an investment in wind power and in wind projects not only generates new jobs and economic development in rural areas, but it provides clean air benefits."
"That's something that fossil fuels can't deliver," said Billingsley. U.S. wind power is expected to double, at the least, by 2020.
Currently there are over 70 wind projects under construction in 22 states plus Guam. Behind Texas in wind projects under construction are Oklahoma with 695 MW, Nebraska with 436 MW, Minnesota with 429 MW, Kansas with 353 MW and New Mexico with 331 MW.
About Tri Global Energy
Tri Global Energy is a leading renewable energy company in the U.S. headquartered in Dallas. Its TGE Wind division develops and owns utility-scale wind projects in Texas and New Mexico. The company's TGE Solar division provides solar energy solutions, and its management team have developed, financed, engineered, constructed and operated over 1,000 solar projects for utilities, large corporations, schools and churches, municipalities and residences. Tri Global Energy joined some of America's largest companies at the White House for the American Business Act on Climate Pledge, committing to take on the global challenge of climate change. For more information, visit http://www.triglobalenergy.com.
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