Wind power is increasingly in the news these days as more people begin to see it as a viable component in the mix of renewables. The animated map below shows the growing installed base of wind power in the US by state.
The map covers the years of 1999 – 2012
Animation of Installed Wind Power in the US
Other Useful US Wind Power Statistics
The following US Wind Power Statistics are from AWEA Annual Market Report Executive Summary.
US Installed Annual Cumulative Wind Power Growth
US Installed Wind
Power Capacity Additions in 2012
US Wind Capacity Installations by State
US Installed Wind Energy Share by State
Executive Summary of AWEA Annual Market Report 2012 is here as PDF: Executive Summary