Wind power capacity in the world

Wind power capacity in the world

Wind power is present today in more than 90 countries. There are now 29 countries with more than 1,000 MW installed and 9 countries with more than 10,000 MW installed. This interactive infographic shows the cumulative installed wind power capacity per country, continent and the world as a whole from 1982 to 2016.


Source: Global Wind Energy Council (Gwec)

Date: July 2017

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