US Wind Farm Development Reaches Record High in Q2

By [email protected] The U.S. wind industry reached a new high water mark of development in the second quarter, new information shows.

More than 200 projects are undergoing construction or late-stage development in 33 states, according to a new report from the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA). Those projects add up to 41,801 megawatts of new capacity, up 10 percent year-over-year.

The activity has diversified geographically in recent years. Nineteen states have surpassed one gigawatt installed, and 15 states currently are constructing or finishing up development of more than one gigawatt. Texas leads with 22 percent of the pipeline, followed by Wyoming, New Mexico, Iowa

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