The U.S. Department of Energy’s 2023 offshore, land-based, and distributed wind market reports show that wind power continues to be one of the fastest growing and lowest-cost sources of electricity in America and is poised for rapid growth, thanks in part to the Inflation Reduction Act.
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Distributed Wind Energy
is the potential generating capacity of the U.S. offshore wind energy project development and operational pipeline, a 15% increase since last year.
is the amount of land-based wind capacity installed in the United States by the end of 2022, including 8,511 MW added across 14 states in 2022.
is the amount of distributed wind capacity installed in the United States from 2003 to 2022, including 29.5 MW added across 13 states in 2022.
was invested in the domestic offshore wind industry to develop ports, vessels, supply chain, and transmission in 2022.
help power the domestic land-based wind energy industry after the number of full-time workers increased by 4.5% in 2022.
was invested in new U.S. distributed wind projects in 2022, which is a $43 million increase from the previous year in 2021.
have policies that collectively support 112,286 MW of offshore wind by 2050.
got more than 20% of their electricity supply from land-based wind energy in 2022.
are installed in distributed wind applications in all 50 states as of 2022.