American Wind and Solar Energy by the Numbers
Electricity buyers—whether they are utilities, municipalities, universities or Fortune 500 companies—are increasingly seeking to make wind and solar energy a major part of their energy portfolios. Wind and solar power comprised about half of all new U.S. electric capacity additions in 2018, representing $29 billion in new investment. Wind and solar powered nearly 9% of all U.S. electricity consumption last year.
invested in wind and solar in 2018
wind industry manufacturing sites
solar industry manufacturing sites
of installed wind and solar power
direct wind and solar jobs
of wind and solar purchased by corporate and industrial companies in 2018