2015 Wind Technologies Market Report Summary

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WIND POWER TECHNOLOGIES OFFICE

Long-Term Sales to Utilities Remained the

Most Common Off-Take Arrangement, but

Direct Retail Sales Gained Ground

% of Cumulative Installed Capacity

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0%

Merchant/Quasi-Merchant

On-Site

Direct Retail

Power Marketer

POU

IOU

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2015 Capacity by

Off-Take Category

IOU:

3,203 MW

(37%)

Merchant:

2,520 MW

(29%)

POU:

1,996 MW

(23%)

Direct Retail:

844 MW

(10%)

• 10% of added wind capacity in 2015 are from direct retail sales; 52% of total

wind capacity contracted through PPAs in 2015 involve non-utility buyers

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