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International wind energy in numbers

Numbers and facts

At the end of 2020, 742.635 MW of wind power had been installed worldwide (onshore and offshore).

(Source: GWEC)

Asia leads the installed capacity with 346.700 MW, followed by Europe with 218.912 MW and the Americas with 169.800 MW (onshore and offshore).

(Source: GWEC)

China continues to lead the world in total installed capacity, followed by the US and Germany in third place.

(Source: GWEC)

In 2020, about 93.000 MW of wind energy capacity was added worldwide (onshore and offshore).

(Source: GWEC)

China is in first place worldwide with 52.000 MW of newly installed power, followed by the US (16.205 MW) and Brazil, the Netherlands, Germany.

(Source: GWEC)

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