2022 marked a significant milestone for renewable wind generation in North America. New wind capacity reached 14.7GW (gigawatts) from 93 projects, an increase from 2021 of 12GW from 54 projects. Looking to 2024, winds of opportunity show 55GW from a whopping 373 projects are expected to come online, though we know ongoing interconnection queue challenges continue.
Amidst the change, a select group of companies emerged as the driving force behind the shift towards cleaner wind power. This compilation introduces the top 10 wind development companies that brought the most megawatts online in 2022 in the U.S.
Power brought online: 336 Megawatts
Northrenew Energy has emerged as a significant player in wind power development. Its unique approach involves harnessing wind data analytics to strategically position turbines, optimizing energy generation with a focus on precision.
Power brought online: 350 Megawatts
Enel Green Power North America Inc. stands out in wind energy with a strong impact. Its distinctive approach lies in employing advanced aerodynamic designs for turbine blades, maximizing wind energy conversion efficiency.
Power brought online: 393 Megawatts
EDF Renewable Energy specializes in the development, construction and operation of wind energy projects in North America. A unique aspect of the company is its holistic approach, which includes not only the generation of wind energy but also a strong commitment to community engagement and environmental stewardship throughout the project lifecycle.
Power brought online: 464 Megawatts
EDP Renewables North America LLC is a notable contributor to wind energy development. Its unique edge comes from implementing predictive maintenance through IoT technology, ensuring the continued high performance and longevity of their wind turbine fleet.
Power brought online: 602 Megawatts
Engie North America is a leading provider of renewable energy solutions, including wind and solar projects. Engie’s unique approach lies in its commitment to energy storage integration, leveraging cutting-edge battery technologies to enhance grid stability and maximize the benefits of renewable energy.
Power brought online: 620 Megawatts
Apex Clean Energy is a leading renewable energy company specializing in wind and solar projects. What sets Apex apart is its community-centered approach, actively engaging local stakeholders and communities to ensure that its projects have a positive impact on both the environment and the people living near its installations.
Power brought online: 727 Megawatts
Pattern Energy is a developer of wind and solar projects known for its dedication to environmental sustainability. The company has a strong emphasis on wildlife protection and habitat conservation, integrating responsible practices into its project development.
3. Clean Line Energy Partners (project acquired by Pattern Energy)
Power brought online: 1,000 Megawatts
Clean Line Energy Partners focuses on developing high-voltage transmission lines to connect renewable energy sources, such as wind farms, to the power grid, enabling the efficient distribution of clean energy across regions. What sets Clean Line Energy Partners apart is its innovative approach to addressing transmission constraints, contributing to the integration of large-scale renewables and the advancement of sustainable energy infrastructure.
Power brought online: 1,502 Megawatts
Invenergy is a trailblazer in wind and solar project development with a global presence. What sets Invenergy apart is its innovative approach to energy storage and grid solutions, fostering the integration of renewable energy with advanced storage technologies for a more reliable and resilient energy future.
Power brought online: 1,759 Megawatts
A subsidiary of NextEra Energy, Inc., NextEra Energy Resources is a trailblazer in developing, constructing and operating renewable energy projects. Their contributions have played a pivotal role in expanding clean energy sources across the United States.
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