Wind power’s role in U.S. energy marketU.S. electricity generation from wind reached a peak of over 337 terawatt hours in 2020, with figures having grown steadily since the early 2000s. Following China, the U.S. is the leading country in new installed wind power. In 2020, the country added about 16.9 gigawatts to its wind farm fleets. Texas was the U.S. state with the greatest new capacity installations.
General Electric is the largest U.S.-based wind turbine manufacturer. In 2020, it made 15.6 billion U.S. dollars through its renewable energy business segment.