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Annual market grows by 44%, passes 50 GW for the first time in 2014

After a slowdown in 2013, the wind industry set a new record for annual installations in 2014. Globally, 51,477 MW of new wind generating capacity was added in 2014 according to the global wind market statistics released today by the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC). The record-setting figure represents a 44% increase in the annual market, and is a solid sign of the recovery of the industry after a rough patch in the past few years. Total cumulative installations stand at 369,553 MW at the end of 2014.

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Global Wind Statistics 2014

2014 Stats 

Global installed wind power capacity in 2014 - Regional Distribution

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Top ten new installed capacity in 2014

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Top ten cumulative installed capacity in 2014

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Annual installed global capacity 1996-2014

 

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Global Cumulative Installed Capacity 1997-2014

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Annual Installed Capacity by Region 2006-2014

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