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Market Status: United States - Two-year boom could add more than 16GW

Market Status: United States - Two-year boom could add more than 16GW

UNITED STATES The US is expecting a healthy volume of wind installation in 2015, around 50% up on 2014 as developers scramble to use December's extension of the wind production tax credit (PTC).

Analysis: US DOE report backs 35% penetration

Analysis: US DOE report backs 35% penetration

UNITED STATES: A new US Department of Energy (DOE) report finds that an ambitious penetration of wind in America -- 35% by 2050 -- is "plausible", in terms of grid reliability and cost, as well as the industry's ability to scale up.

Analysis: US government fines Broadwind $1.7 million

Analysis: US government fines Broadwind $1.7 million

UNITED STATES: Broadwind Energy and two executives have been fined $1.7 million by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for accounting and disclosure violations.

Analysis: US market at cross roads

Analysis: US market at cross roads

UNITED STATES: Turbine OEMs enjoyed a short-lived seller's market in the US at the end of last year as developers scrambled to take advantage of the most recent extension of the $0.023/kWh production tax credit (PTC) by placing conditional equipment orders for an estimated 6GW of new wind projects.


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United States - Emerging from bust cycle once more

UNITED STATES: The US's prospects for 2014 look good. The wind market is back in the growth phase of its rollercoaster response to decades of federal policy uncertainty.

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US wind industry - Special Report

US wind industry - Special Report

Windpower Monthly examines the major issues dominating the US wind market

Operations & Maintenance - Special Report 2013

Operations & Maintenance - Special Report 2013

Windpower Offshore looks at operations and maintenance strategies that can help cut the cost of offshore wind energy as the sector continues to grow.

Latin America - Special Report 2013

Latin America - Special Report 2013

Windpower Monthly looks at the continuing growth of wind power in Latin America as more countries prepare to build substantial capacity.

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