US Wind industry annual report

From AWEA. A few highlights

  • 10 GW of wind power was installed in 2009, the biggest year ever, and enough power for 2.4 million homes.
  • 36 states have utility-scale wind installed. 14 produce more than 1 GW.
  • Iowa gets 14% of its power from wind, more than any other state.
  • Texas leads in total amount of wind power.
  • Demand for small wind systems grew 15% in 2009, despite the recession.

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