The report by recently rebranded Wind-Solar Alliance points out that more than 100 U.S. corporate buyers —members of the Renewable Energy Buyers Alliance — have set a goal of purchasing 60 GW of new U.S. renewable energy capacity by 2025. So far, since 2013, the companies have procured just over 13 gigawatts of renewable power.

The Northern Prairie region of the U.S. has an abundance of wind and wide-open spaces that could be used to develop large, wind-powered generation resources. While the Southern Prairie has developed such resources and continues to expand them in massive scale, the Northern Prairie has not.