US to set 2020 wind record despite bottleneck

In a new report, Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables forecasts that 14.6 GW of new wind capacity will be installed in the US next year.
Photo: PR Nordex / K.foto / Michael Kottmeier
Photo: PR Nordex / K.foto / Michael Kottmeier

The US wind energy market will also soar to new heights next year and is projected to have installed 14.6 GW in new capacity. Bottlenecks relating to both logistics and establishing grid connection will, however, mean that an entire 8.1 GW will either not be in time to qualify for full PTC tax credit aid or will be canceled, concludes Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables in a new analysis, reports Recharge News.

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