AWEA released the 8th annual AWEA U.S Wind Industry Annual Market Report for Year Ending 2015 on April 12, 2016. This 150-page report with more than 100 graphics provides comprehensive review of U.S. wind industry trends, industry rankings and the market landscape through 2015.
The AWEA U.S. Wind Industry Annual Market Report Year Ending 2015 includes:
MARKET RANKINGS: wind project owners; turbine manufacturers; electric utilities.
MARKET COMPARISONS: wind market share of all new power by region; U.S. wind in global landscape; U.S. wind generation.
MAPS: all 968 U.S. wind projects; state wind capacity and generation; wind by congressional district; 500 wind energy-related manufacturing facilities
RAW DATA: wind projects completed during 2015; wind projects currently under construction; power purchase agreements; wind energy-related manufacturing facilities; turbine models; wind statistics by state.
SECTOR STATUS: new and planned transmission lines across the country; interconnection queues; emergence of non-utility wind purchasers; proposed offshore wind projects; growth in the distributed wind sector.
KEY TRENDS: rotor diameter, hub height and specific power, project financing of tax equity and project debt; ownership and offtake, wind turbine models; wind project characteristics; mergers and project acquisitions.
JOBS & IMPACTS: U.S wind jobs by type and by state; emission reductions; water consumption avoided; wind energy activity by congressional district.