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News Archives - 2009

September 14, 2009

IEA Wind Energy 2008 Annual Report Now Available for Free Download

The IEA Annual Report for 2008 provides the latest information on wind industries in 20 International Energy Agency (IEA) Wind member countries.

August 26, 2009

NWTC Installs Multimegawatt Research Turbines

NREL's National Wind Technology Center installed the first of two multimegawatt wind turbines last week to be used for research to advance wind turbine performance and reliability.

February 3, 2009

U.S. Wind Industry Takes Global Lead

The U.S. wind energy industry broke another global record in 2008 by installing 8,358 megawatts (MW) of new capacity, bringing our nation's total wind energy capacity to 25,170 MW. The United States now claims the largest wind energy capacity in the world, taking the lead from Germany.

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