TITLE

A Look Behind the Numbers

AUTHOR(S)
Belyeu, Kathy
PUB. DATE
May 2010
SOURCE
WindLetter;May2010, Vol. 29 Issue 5, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the condition of the wind industry in the U.S. for 2009 and 2010. It states that the wind industry had installed 10,000 megawatts in 2009 boosted by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act and 539 megawatts were commissioned in the first quarter of 2010 which is lower to the number compared in the first quarter of 2009. It notes that the lack of policy for the wind power market has created poor long-term investment decisions in the energy industries.
ACCESSION #
51335412

 

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