The numbers are in for the fourth quarter and they show the wind industry delivered big results to the American economy in 2017.
AWEA released the U.S. Wind Industry Fourth Quarter 2017 Market Report this week, showing strong wind installations during the fourth quarter, along with continued forward momentum with a large pipeline of projects under construction or in advanced development.
Here are some of the top takeaways from this quarter’s report:
There are now 89,077 MW of wind power installed across 41 states, enough to power over 26 million American homes. — Some one, Somewhere
This article was originally published on the AWEA blog.
Be sure to check out the full report for additional details. You can see more state level facts from the fourth quarter in the AWEA state fact sheets, as well as a map of all online wind projects and U.S. wind-related factories on the AWEA website.