U. S. Wind Industry – Record Year

This just in from AWEA:


AWEA U.S. Wind Industry
Fourth Quarter 2012 Market Report
A Product of AWEA Data Services
Released January 30, 2012


 The U.S, wind energy industry had its strongest year ever in 2012, installing a record 13,124 megawatts (MW). A record-breaking 8,380 MW were installed during the fourth quarter alone. During 2012, utility-scale turbines were installed in 26 states and Puerto Rico.

The milestone of 60,000 MW was also reached just five months after AWEA announced in August that the U.S. industry had installed 50,000 MW. There are now 60,007 MW across 39 states plus Puerto Rico.

For more details see: http://www.awea.org/learnabout/publications/reports/upload/AWEA-Fourth-Quarter-Wind-Energy-Industry-Market-Report_Executive-Summary-4.pdf

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