The White House Blog showcases a post by David Danielson highlighting the just-released Berkeley Lab report, 2011 Wind Technologies Market Report. Danielson is Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy at the U.S. Department of Energy. The post, “A Banner Year for the U.S. Wind Industry,” summarizes some of the report’s findings, such as the growth in wind power capacity to 47,000 MW by the end of 2011. Nearly 70 percent of all the equipment installed at U.S. wind farms last year cam from domestic manufacturers.
Read it here.