Canada ninth in global wind energy rankings



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The Globe and Mail

Canada ranks ninth in the world for wind energy installations, after a year which saw the industry grow by 19 per cent around the globe.

According to statistics released Monday by the Global Wind Energy Council, there were 44,700 megawatts of wind power capacity added around the world in 2012, putting the total at 282,500 MW. That is almost a tenfold increase over the past decade.