Sunday, August 7, 2011

United States Wind Power

Today we bring you some pretty illustrative statistics on how much has grown United States wind power. A report from the Department of energy has announced the figures of wind energy in 2010. Within the total capacity of power generation added in the course of this year, within which this renewable had 25%.

This can be read in different ways. On the one hand, the amount of new wind energy capacity over the total decreased for previous years: 25% in 2010, when he came from 42% in 2009 and 43% in 2008. That is quite negative, especially because coal has grown significantly in the last session.

On the other hand should be one no minor detail: the impact of the economic recession of 2008-2009. The growth in the period 2008-2009 for wind power is explained in this context of crisis by the fact that had started to manage in previous years. Now, on the other hand is evident which are very few projects that were initiated during the crisis, with only 5 openings this year.

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