The Opposite of Easy (ikkeikke) wrote in dhlc,
The Opposite of Easy
ikkeikke
dhlc

  • Mood:

Some Facts About Wind Power

From an article citing data by AWEA, the American Wind Energy Association.

Top Five States for Installed Wind Capacity (2005):
  1. California - 2,150 MW

  2. Texas - 1,995 MW

  3. Iowa - 836 MW

  4. Minnesota - 744 MW

  5. Oklahoma - 475 MW

Top Five Wind Turbine Manufacturers (by 2005 market share)
  1. GE Energy - 60%

  2. Vestas ~30%

  3. Mitsubishi ~8%

  4. Suzlon

  5. Gamesa

Which Utilities Added the Most Wind Capacity in 2005?
  1. FPL Energy - more than 500 MW

  2. PPM Energy (A Scottish Power Company, according to their website) - 394 MW

  3. Horizon Wind Energy (formerly Zilkha - 220 MW

  4. Invenergy (out of Chicago, looks like) - 200 MW

  5. enXco - 150 MW
  • Post a new comment

    Error

    default userpic
  • 2 comments