U.S. Wind Growth Booming--For Now

July 2004
Solar Today;Jul/Aug2004, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p26
Academic Journal
Reports on the increase in the U.S. wind generating capacity in 2003, according to the American Wind Energy Association. Threat to the near-record growth; Possibility of lesser installations in 2004; Rate of annual wind capacity expansion for the last five years.


Related Articles

  • Development of wind turbine size and capacity factor.  // Wind Power Report;2004, Vol. 2, p40 

    Discusses the development of wind turbine size and capacity factor for wind power industry. Average turbine size installed each year in the leading wind power countries in the six years to 2002; Increases in turbine size; Large wind turbines available in 2003.

  • Economic Feasibility Applied to Wind Energy Projects. de Oliveira, Wagner Sousa; Fernandes, Antonio Jorge // International Journal of Emerging Sciences;Dec2011, Vol. 1 Issue 4, p659 

    This paper focuses on the economic and financial assessments for renewable energy projects, especially wind energy. The objective of an economic feasibility analysis is to provide the information needed to make a judgment or a decision. The most complete analysis of an investment in a technology...

  • Victoria. EWBANK, LEIGH // AQ: Australian Quarterly;Oct-Dec2015, Vol. 86 Issue 4, p26 

    The article offers information on the status of renewable energy industry in Victoria. Topics discussed include the impact of the establishment of Victorian Renewable Energy Target for creation of manufacturing jobs, the role of wind energy resources for roll-out of renewable energy, and the...

  • Winds of Change in U.S. Wind Power Market.  // Building Systems Magazine;Jul2008, Vol. 29 Issue 4, p7 

    The article focuses on a study which showed the U.S. to be the fastest-growing wind market world wide in 2007. It is stated that by the end of the year, 1.2% of U.S. electrical supply could be met with the wind capacity online. Texas, Colorado, Illinois and Oregon reportedly led in annual wind...

  • Development Status, Restricting Factors and Strategies for China's Wind Power Industry. Li Sun; Shengyue Hao; Jiange Li; Zenghong Wu // Advanced Materials Research;2014, Vol. 953-954, p348 

    The development of new and renewable energy is the key to China's future energy strategy. The development of wind energy resources has been drawing our attention because of its unique advantages and it grew rapidly recently. At present, China's wind energy industry has come into large-scale...

  • India's Roadmmap for Wind. Totten, Michael // Solar Today;Jul/Aug2004, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p14 

    Looks at the potential of India's wind energy industry. Growth in India's wind resources and energy demand; Reforms spearheaded aimed at overcoming the political influence affecting its power sector; Promotion of renewable energy resources by the country.

  • Chennai to host global meet on wind energy.  // Chemical Business;Nov2012, Vol. 26 Issue 11, p14 

    The article reports on the possible emergence of renewable energy sources as a mainstream source of energy in India if supported by right policies and initiatives, according to leaders of the country's wind energy sector. The leaders stated that estimates showed manifold increase in wind power...

  • Blowing toward energy independence. Kessel, Richard // Long Island Business News (7/1993 to 5/2009);11/7/2008, Vol. 55 Issue 55, p14A 

    The article points out the need for the United States to reduce its dependence on oil and other fossil fuels through wind farms both on land and in the water. It claims that the wind industry has developed technologies that could result in wind power accounting for as much as 20 percent of the...

  • From Rust Belt to Wind Belt? Salerno, Elizabeth // Solar Today;Jul/Aug2007, Vol. 21 Issue 4, p20 

    The article reports how the increasing demand for wind energy positively affect the manufacturing and services industry in U.S.. Manufacturing facilities, each of which employ hundreds of workers, have been increasing in number in response to the growth of the wind industry. Wind power, not only...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics