Market Insight & Trends
Wind business data, trends and insights, including installed and pipeline capacity, supplier market shares and project development performance.
gLOBAL WIND CAPACITY - BIGGEST CHANGERS
Last updated 16 October 2013
|Country||Start 2013||Oct 2013 (onshore)||Oct 2013 (offshore)||Oct 2013 (on + off)||Extra MW||Change %|
United States US Wind Market - Special Report
Offshore Installation Manager (m/f) Offshore Installation Manager (m/f) Antal International Network NORTH SEA
Latest Windfarms Announced on windpower intelligence
Last updated 6 February 2013
|Project Name||Country||MW||Developer||Online year||Date reported|
|Habahei I||China||49.5||China Datang Corporation (CDT)||2013||06/02/13|
|Bethlehem (Pocono Reservoir)||USA||50||Bethlehem Authority;Iberdrola;Iberdrola Renewables USA||2015||05/02/13|
|Central Eólica de Mexico I||Mexico||200||MexiÃ³n;Notus Energy||2014||05/02/13|
|Tay, Cowal and Trossachs Forest Districts||UK||100||PNE Wind||2016||05/02/13|
|Enzhaoshan||China||49.5||China Datang Corporation (CDT)||2014||04/02/13|
|Cerro Bandera||Argentina||40||Cutural Co Local Authority;Enarsa||2016||04/02/13|
|Baihechang||China||49.5||China Huaneng Group||2013||04/02/13|
WORLDWIDE: On the face of it, 2011 was a good year for wind energy. The figures collected by our global network of correspondents reveal an annual installation of around 38GW wind-power capacity, achieving a new record high. Total installed capacity rose to around 230GW, a 20% growth on 2010's total.
UNITED STATES: Fasten your seat belts -- it will be a bumpy ride. The domestic US wind market has entered a period of unprecedented boom as turbine makers and developers scramble to beat market uncertainty due to the possible expiration in December of the country's most significant financial incentive.
UNITED KINGDOM: This year will be a busy one for the UK wind industry, with onshore developers striving to ensure that projects are operational ahead of changes to the renewables' incentive scheme next year. Offshore, manufacturers will be pinning down locations for factories and distribution centres ahead of the massive demand expected from developers involved in the UK's next wave of offshore projects - Round 3.
United Kingdom Statoil's Hywind project gets go ahead off Scotland
Netherlands Wake control system could improve output
United States Study uncovers potential 33% offshore improvement
United States Almost 50% of new US energy in 2012 was renewables
United Kingdom Windeconomics: Records tumble in UK and US