Capacity additions of wind energy in the U.S. from 2009 to 2017 (in megawatts)*

U.S. wind power capacity additions 2006-2017 This statistic represents the annual U.S. wind power capacity additions from 2009 to 2017. In 2017, U.S. wind power capacity additions reached over seven gigawatts, a decrease from the past two years.
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Capacity additions in meawatts
200910,004
20105,216
20116,819
201213,128
20131,088
20144,855
20158,598
20168,203
20177,016
Capacity additions in meawatts
200910,004
20105,216
20116,819
201213,128
20131,088
20144,855
20158,598
20168,203
20177,016
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This statistic represents the annual U.S. wind power capacity additions from 2009 to 2017. In 2017, U.S. wind power capacity additions reached over seven gigawatts, a decrease from the past two years.
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Release date
January 2018
Region
United States
Survey time period
2009 to 2017
Supplementary notes
Quarterly figures were added to provide annual data.

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