Capacity additions of wind energy in the U.S. from 2009 to 2018 (in megawatts)*

U.S. wind power capacity additions 2006-2018 This statistic represents the annual U.S. wind power capacity additions from 2009 to 2018. In 2018, U.S. wind power capacity additions reached approximately 7.6 gigawatts, a slight increase from the previous year.
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Capacity additions in meawatts
20187,588
20177,016
20168,203
20158,598
20144,855
20131,088
201213,128
20116,819
20105,216
200910,004
Capacity additions in meawatts
20187,588
20177,016
20168,203
20158,598
20144,855
20131,088
201213,128
20116,819
20105,216
200910,004
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This statistic represents the annual U.S. wind power capacity additions from 2009 to 2018. In 2018, U.S. wind power capacity additions reached approximately 7.6 gigawatts, a slight increase from the previous year.
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Release date
January 2019
Region
United States
Survey time period
2009 to 2018
Supplementary notes
Quarterly figures were added to provide annual data.

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