The U.S. wind energy market took a hit in 2010 with a decrease in investment compared with 2008 and 2009.
That's according to the Department of Energy's "2010 Wind Technologies Market Report" (PDF) released yesterday.
The report measures investment in terms of how much wind energy capacity was built and connected to the national electric grid. About 5 gigawatts' worth of wind energy farms were installed in the U.S. in 2010, representing an $11 billion investment, according to the Department of Energy report. That represents a decrease in wind energy installations overall when compared … Read more