Turbines Manufacturers & Rankings

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  • There are approximately 46,100 wind turbines making up the U.S. wind turbine fleet of 61,110 MW.
  • The top three wind turbine manufacturers, measured by cumulative share of the wind turbine fleet are GE Energy, Vestas, and Siemens.
  • GE Energy captures 40% market share of the cumulative wind turbine fleet, by capacity, followed by Vestas with 19% market share, and Siemens with 14% market share.
  • While there were 28 active OEMs supplying the market during 2012, there were seven OEMs supplying the projects completed during 2013.
  • Six original equipment operators (OEMs) of wind turbines installed 12 different wind turbine models with a rated capacity of 0.28-MW to 2.85-MW.
  • The average wind turbine installed during 2013 had a rating of 1.87-MW, a hub height 80.3 meters and rotor diameter of 97.0 meters.

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Source: AWEA U.S. Wind Industry Annual Market Report Year Ending 2013 ©

Also in the Report

  • OEM market share, by MW
  • OEM market share for new 2013 capacity
  • OEM market share over time
  • List of 28 Active OEMs by year, 2005-2013
  • Trends in wind turbine size
  • Turbine models installed during 2013
  • Rotor diameter and hub height over time, 2011-2013