International wind energy in numbers

Numbers and facts

 

At the end of 2017, 539,581 MW of wind power had been installed worldwide.

(Source: GWEC)

 

Asia leads the installed capacity with 228,542 MW, followed by Europe with 178,096 MW.

(Source: GWEC)

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

(Source: GWEC)

In 2017, 52,573 MW were newly installed worldwide through wind energy.

(Source: GWEC)

China is in first place worldwide with 19,500 MW of newly installed power, and third in Germany with 6,581 MW.

(Source: GWEC)