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CHAPTER ELEVEN
Wind Energy
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Exhibit 11-12

U.S. Annual Wind Energy Capacity Additions
Year Annual Capacity (MW) Cumulative Capacity (MW)
1994 1,745 MW
1995 25 MW 1,770 MW
1996 24 MW 1,794 MW
1997 -53 MW 1,741 MW
1998 149 MW 1,890 MW
1999 610 MW 2,500 MW
2000* 66 MW 2,566 MW
2001 1,695 MW 4,261 MW
2002* 399 MW 4,660 MW
2003 1,714 MW 6,374 MW
2004* 366 MW 6,740 MW
2005 2,409 MW 9,149 MW
2006 2,426 MW 11,575 MW
2007 5,021 MW 16,596 MW

* PTC Lapse Year.

Source: U.S. Department of Energy.

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