Market Reports Show Continued Growth for U.S. Wind Energy

Aug. 16, 2022

The wind energy market continued to grow in the United States in 2021, providing low-cost clean energy to millions of Americans. DOE released three market reports that provide an overview of developments in different sectors of the U.S. wind energy market.

The three reports include:

Land-Based Wind Market Report: 2022 Edition

Offshore Wind Market Report: 2022 Edition

Distributed Wind Market Report: 2022 Edition.

The land-based and distributed wind energy market reports cover trends in wind energy development, technology, cost, and performance from January 2021 through the end of 2021. The offshore wind energy market report covers trends from January 2021 through December 2021 globally and through May 2022 for the United States.

These reports present a unique combination of publicly available, confidential, and proprietary data. They provide unbiased, independent, public reporting of the current state of the industry and provide insight into multiyear trends.

A field of wind turbines with text reading, "The U.S. installed 13 GW of new wind capacity in 2021, bringing the cumulative total up to 136 GW."

The U.S. wind industry installed 13,413 megawatts (MW) of new wind capacity in 2021, bringing the cumulative total to 135,886 MW.