[identity profile] ikkeikke.livejournal.com posting in [community profile] dhlc
From an article citing data by AWEA, the American Wind Energy Association.

Top Five States for Installed Wind Capacity (2005):
  1. California - 2,150 MW

  2. Texas - 1,995 MW

  3. Iowa - 836 MW

  4. Minnesota - 744 MW

  5. Oklahoma - 475 MW

Top Five Wind Turbine Manufacturers (by 2005 market share)
  1. GE Energy - 60%

  2. Vestas ~30%

  3. Mitsubishi ~8%

  4. Suzlon

  5. Gamesa

Which Utilities Added the Most Wind Capacity in 2005?
  1. FPL Energy - more than 500 MW

  2. PPM Energy (A Scottish Power Company, according to their website) - 394 MW

  3. Horizon Wind Energy (formerly Zilkha - 220 MW

  4. Invenergy (out of Chicago, looks like) - 200 MW

  5. enXco - 150 MW

Very useful details

Date: 2009-12-12 10:43 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] chrisparker09.livejournal.com
Thanks for those green details. Thanks to post such great articles, Thanks to go green, go windpowercost (http://www.windpowercost.org/)

Date: 2010-10-23 07:38 pm (UTC)
From: (Anonymous)
I'd like to know what are the wind turbine cost (http://solarpanelplansresource.com/articles/reducing-wind-turbine-costs/)s at the moment... thanks for the great statistics though.

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