Wind Finishes 2011 Big, Sort Of

The secret behind the latest numbers from the wind industry is that developers, their turbine suppliers and the entire supply chain are running on all cylinders and yet are desperately worried about the cliff out in front of them.

The new numbers from the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) are impressive. U.S. cumulative installed capacity is at 46,919 megawatts, second only to China (where government support is so good their turbine tower manufacturers stand accused by a U.S. tower maker coalition of unfair trade practices).

via Wind Finishes 2011 Big, Sort Of : Greentech Media.

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