2008 Wind Technologies Market Report

Research output: NRELTechnical Report


The U.S. wind industry experienced a banner year in 2008, once again surpassing even optimistic growth projections from years past. At the same time, the past year has been one of upheaval, with the global financial crisis impacting near-term growth prospects for the wind industry, and with significant federal policy changes enacted to push the industry toward continued aggressive expansion. This report examines key trends.
Original languageAmerican English
Number of pages68
StatePublished - 2009

NREL Publication Number

  • NREL/TP-6A2-46026

Other Report Number

  • DOE/GO-102009-2868


  • Germany
  • interconnection
  • Texas
  • U.S.
  • wind capacity
  • wind energy
  • wind industry
  • wind industry
  • wind markets
  • wind power
  • wind turbines


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