West Virginia Dedicates Largest Wind Farm in the Eastern United States

August 03, 2003

West Virginia Governor Bob Wise and FPL Energy and Exelon Corporation on July 9 dedicated the largest wind farm in the eastern United States. "This is an example of West Virginia taking one more of its natural resources and using it to better the community," Wise said. "Taking advantage of wind and combining it with new technology put us in a unique position to further economic development in the region and generate clean power." The new wind farm is capable of generating power for approximately 22,000 homes and is owned and operated by FPL Corporation. For details, see FPL Energy's July 9 press release