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Slideshow: Tweets Show Why Advocates ‘Heart’ Wind Energy
Earlier this week, the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) hoped renewable energy advocates would save a little bit of love for wind on Valentine's Day.
A look at the #IHeartWind hashtag on Twitter shows that the group's wish has been granted. AWEA's account asked followers why they love wind energy. The results were creative and photogenic, to say the least.
Check out some of the photos from AWEA's #IHeartWind prompt.
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