Wind Power Up 45% In 2007
Wind power was up 45 percent in 2007, accounting for 30% of the entire new power-producing capacity nationally and infusing an investment of over $9 billion into the economy, according to The American Wind Energy Association. “This is the third consecutive year of record setting growth,” said AWEA Executive Director Randall Swisher.
GE Energy continued to lead in wind turbine sales with 45 percent of the market. FPL Energy remains atop the list of wind project developers. And according to the AWEA Market report, at least fourteen new manufacturing facilities opened or were announced this past year.
Energy Manager News
- Energy Storage: It’s About the Software
- MIT Develops Promising New Battery Storage Technology
- India Launches Net-Zero Building Portal
- Companies Cooperating on Waste-to-Energy Projects
- Clean Energy Commitment in the Corporate and Local Small Business Sphere
- Xcel Asks for $90M ‘Switching Fee’ If Lubbock Utility Joins ERCOT
- EDF Sending 127 Climate Corps Fellows to 100 Organizations
- Capegemini, Siemens Working on Analytics Platform