NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Alternative energy may at last have its time in the spotlight. With BP's (BP) (BP) oil disaster painting a dismal picture for the fossil fuel industry and Washington lawmakers gearing up to do battle over energy reform, exchange-traded funds such as First Trust ISE-Global Wind Energy Index Fund (FAN) could get a legislative lift.One facet of the green energy industry which has recently received its fair share of press has been wind power. Thanks to a large injection of funding, the ground has been broken on what is considered to be the largest wind-farm project in the United States. This plant, located in the Mojave Desert, is set to cover thousands of acres of land and provide enough energy to power hundreds of thousands of homes.
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