Wind energy in the United States

Wind Energy in the United States industry profile provides top-line qualitative and quantitative summary information including: market size (value and volume 2007-11, and forecast to 2016). The profile also contains descriptions of the leading players including key financial metrics and analysis of competitive pressures within the market. Essential resource for top-line data and analysis covering the United States wind energy market. Includes market size data, textual and graphical analysis of market growth trends, leading companies and macroeconomic information.


-The wind energy market measures consumption of wind energy. Volumes are kilowatt-hours (mWh) and values are based on average electricity prices.

-The US wind energy industry had total revenue of $10.9 billion in 2011, representing a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 36.4% between 2007 and 2011.

-Industry production volumes increased with a CAGR of 33.7% between 2007-2011, to reach a total of 110.2 billion mWh in 2011.

-The performance of the industry is forecast to decelerate, with an anticipated CAGR of 13.4% for the five-year period 2011 – 2016, which is expected to drive the industry to a value of $20.4 billion by the end of 2016.