Wind Energy Market Losing Steam

August 2010
Metal Center News;Aug2010, Vol. 50 Issue 9, p21
Trade Publication
The article reports on the slowing demand of wind turbines, along with carbon plates that are used to make the towers and other components in the past 18 months in the U.S. despite the nation's continued push for green energy sources. The American Wind Energy Association indicates that only 700 megawatts of wind power was installed in the first half of 2010, 71% fewer than in the 2009 first half. Moreover, the group estimates that new installations for 2010 will be 25-45% below than 2009.


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