Wilson Dam in Alabama

CEA’s Kaitlin Schmidtke examines how Gulf Coast energy is essential to Alabama’s economic recovery.

For instance, studies conducted by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) indicate that wind energy may offer a great renewable energy source for Alabama and the other four Gulf states. Recent cost reductions that make U.S. wind energy costs the lowest ever, the Energy Department calculates, boost the prospect of offshore wind power becoming cheaper than conventional power generation in the near future.

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