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  • gwec-in-press - 10 Feb 2016

    World adds 63 GW of wind capacity in 2015

    SeeNews Renewables

    The world has installed 63,013 MW of wind power capacity in 2015 to reach a cumulative 432,419 MW at the year end, according to the latest statistics by the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC).

    The wind power industry thus expanded at an annual market growth of 22%, GWEC said.

    Roughly half of the new installations occurred in Asia, where the People’s …

  • gwec-in-press - 10 Feb 2016

    Wind Leads the Renewables Bunch

    Offshore Wind

    Powered by 30,500 MW of new installations in China, the global wind power industry installed 63,013 MW in 2015, representing annual market growth of 22%, according to the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC). 

    Germany led a stronger than expected performance in Europe with a record 6 GW of new installations, including 2.3 GW offshore. Total global capacity reached 432,419 MW …

  • gwec-in-press - 10 Feb 2016

    ‘Astonishing’ China drives 63GW of new wind in 2015 – GWEC

    Recharge news

    A record 30.5GW of new wind power installations in China last year helped to drive new global installed capacity past 63GW, an annual market growth of 22% for 2015, according to Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) statistics.

    Steve Sawyer,  GWEC secretary general,  tells Recharge that as a result of its “astonishing” annual market, China has now edged past the European Union …

  • gwec-in-press - 10 Feb 2016

    Record Chinese installations drive global wind market past 63GW

    Windtech International

    Powered by 30,500MW of new installations in China, the global wind power industry installed 63,013MW in 2015, representing annual market growth of 22%, according to the global statistics released by GWEC.

    Total global capacity reached 432,419MW at the end of 2015, representing cumulative growth of 17%. China has edged past the European Union in terms of total installed capacity, with 145.1GW …

  • press-releases - 10 Feb 2016

    China Wind Power Blows Past EU – Global Wind Statistics release

    Record Chinese installations drive global market past 63 GW

    Powered by an astonishing 30,500 MW of new installations in China, the global wind power industry installed 63,013 MW in 2015, representing annual market growth of 22%. The US market reached 8.6 GW on the back of a strong fourth quarter surge, and Germany led a stronger than expected …

  • press-releases - 10 Feb 2016

    Wind adds 13GW new capacity in 2015: 44% of all new power

    Wind energy added more new capacity than any other form of power in Europe in 2015. 

    Across the 28 EU member states, wind accounted for 44% of all new power installations, connecting a total of 12.8GW to the grid – 9.766MW in onshore and 3,034MW offshore. The volume of new installations was 6.3% up on 2014.  Total wind capacity in Europe …