Wind energy barometer 2016

303.5 TWh The estimated electric production from wind power in the EU in 2015
The spectacular rise of China’s wind power market that resulted in connecting at least 30.5 GW, catapulted the global installation level to 62.7 GW in 2015– a 22% more than in 2014! The US and German markets also performed very well, the former because its tax credit mechanism remained in force and the latter because many of its offshore wind farms in the North Sea were connected to the grid. Global wind turbine capacity has increased by 17% and now stands at 432.6 GW.

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