TITLE

AWEA: U.S. WIND POWER CAPACITY SURGED 45 PERCENT IN 2007

PUB. DATE
April 2008
SOURCE
Composites Technology;Apr2008, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the increase in wind power capacity in the U.S. in 2007, according to the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA). AWEA executive director Randall Swisher stated that the growth is driven by strong demand, favorable economics and a period of relief from the rise and fall cycle of the federal production tax credit (PTC) for wind energy. Wind farms in the country are estimated to generate 48 billion kilowatt hours of wind energy in 2008. The AWEA added that GE Energy continued to lead in sales of wind turbines.
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31727190

 

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