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Why did USGS create a map of wind turbines? Didn’t one already exist?

USGS created the first publicly available national map of onshore wind turbines. Available national maps of wind power facilities existed, but did not include the location of individual turbines or turbine-level details. Maps of turbines did exist for some states, but these were generated by different authors and varied in the information they provided.

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