Down to business is the way that I would describe last month’s Windpower 2011. Gone are the marginal players. Gone are the speculators looking to make a quick buck on the industry. Here to stay are the serious developers who can handle dealing with the tough problems that come with industry maturity.
The U.S. wind energy industry saw 35 percent average annual growth over the last five years and accounted for 35 percent of new U.S. power capacity in that period, according to the 2010 U.S. Wind Industry Annual Market Report.
Saint Consulting’s Energy Sector Practice Leader, Jay Vincent, has been selected for the American Wind Energy Association’s WINDPOWER 2011. He will be presenting on Tuesday May 24th, 2011 on “What Drives Growing Opposition to Wind Energy Projects”.
one offshore project is heading the right direction based on motivated major stakeholders and the importance of engaging them early and often to reach the agreements necessary for offshore wind to start generating power.