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GE was largest turbine supplier in 2017 on US market

According to Bloomberg NEF, development of the US wind market fell to 7.2 GW last year. For the first time in years, Vestas is declining.

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In 2017, GE reclaimed the title of largest wind turbine supplier on the US market, after Vesta for the first time in many years had knocked the US supplier from its throne in 2016, reveals an analysis from Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF). The analysts have measured the market share based on installed and operating capacity.

Both companies experienced strong declines in deliveries to the US market, where the operating capacity declined by 16 percent to 7.2 GW, while Siemens Gamesa and Nordex strengthened their market positions and moved closer to the two leaders.

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