Wind and Solar among top ten thriving industries – WSJ

According to the Wall Street Journal, Wind and Solar are among the top ten thriving industries in America.

The wind industry grew at 17% in the last decade and Solar grew at 2.7%, but they’re forecasted to grow at 11.2% and 7.9% respectively in the next six years.

SectorRevenue 2010 (in millions)Growth 2000-2010Forecast Growth 2010-2016
Voice Over Internet Protocol Providers (VoIP)$12,498194%17.4%
Wind Power$3,38816.9%11.2%
E-Commerce & Online Auctions$95,00512.2%9.4%
Environmental Consulting$18,1537.7%9.4%
Video Games$38,6226.2%8.3%
Solar Power$692.7%7.9%
Third-Party Administrators & Insurance Claims Adjusters$57,5306.9%7.7%
Correctional Facilities$34,3739.1%7.5%
Internet Publishing & Broadcasting$32,57325.2%6.8%

It doesn’t take a genius to see which way the wind blows.


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