Wind power can now exceed nuclear power, when the conditions are right. Enough wind turbines have been erected that, at peak capacity, they can generate more power (432.42 Gigawatts) than all of the nuclear power plants (382.55 Gigawatts). The gap should grow because wind power is increasing at about 17% per year. Each has advantages and disadvantages; but, turbines are much easier and cheaper to erect and operate.

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