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A growing industry?

Wind power is booming in Washington. Capacity could more than double if all projects now proposed go forward.

Key: Annual average wind power Class 6 being the strongest source of wind power, Class 1 being the weakest.
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Operating wind farms
Name Location Megawatts
Stateline near Touchet 300
120 in Oregon
Nine Canyon near Kennewick 48
Nine Canyon Phase 2 near Kennewick 16

Proposed wind farms
Name Location Megawatts
Zintel Canyon near Kennewick 35
Stateline expansion near Touchet 19
Kittitas Valley near Ellensburg 180
Wild Horse near Ellensburg 165
Desert Claim near Ellensburg 180
Last Mile Coop near Bickleton 150-200
Windtricity near Goldendale 125

Source: Renewable Northwest Project of Portland, Oregon; staff research

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