Xcel Energy’s installed wind capacity surged past the 10GW milestone at the end of last year, as the US utility group completed several of the industry’s largest projects despite Covid-related supply chain disruptions.

Minneapolis-based Xcel said it now has more wind energy capacity on its electrical grid spanning Colorado, several states in the Midwest, New Mexico, and Texas than all countries in the western hemisphere except Brazil, Canada, and the US.

Xcel in 2020 added more than 2.2GW