Wind Living in Solar’s World: A Strategy for the US Wind Industry

By [email protected] Wind’s fight with fossil fuel is transitioning to crafting a strategy to cope with solar. As the energy transition unfolds in the United States, it introduces new power market dynamics that fundamentally favor solar power over wind.

Solar power represents the largest threat to the U.S. wind industry, as is clearly illustrated in Wood Mackenzie’s latest five-year forecast. In order to counteract this threat, the wind industry must be focused on the following:

Ambitious technology advancement for onshore applications to keep pace with solar levelized cost of electricity (LCOE) developments

Development of infrastructure that supports the growth of the U.S. offshore wind market


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