U.S. Wind Industry Second Quarter 2013 Market Report
AWEA provides key U.S. wind industry market statistics through regularly released quarterly and annual market reports.
AWEA releases U.S. Wind Industry Quarterly Market Reports each quarter to provide a snapshot view of U.S. wind industry activity, including new wind projects, wind capacity installed, wind projects under constructions, and power purchase agreements. Wind project details in the quarterly report include project owner, turbine manufacturer, project size, and power purchaser.
There were nearly 1,300 MW of wind energy project under construction at the end of the second quarter of 2013, with over 900 MW of new wind capacity starting construction during the second quarter alone. While no new wind energy capacity was commissioned during the second quarter, there were more than 3,900 MW of new power purchases agreements signed during 2013. The surge in new wind energy procurement was driven by a significant number of utility requests for proposals and the increasingly competitive cost of wind energy.
AWEA U.S. Wind Industry Second Quarter 2013 Market Report - Full Report