Cumulative installed capacity of wind power worldwide in 2016, by country (in megawatts)*

Global cumulative installed capacity of wind power: by country 2016 This statistic represents the cumulative installed capacity of wind power worldwide at year end of 2016, by country. China's cumulative installed wind power capacity reached a staggering 168,690 megawatts in December of 2016. The distribution of installed wind energy capacity in major countries can be accessed here.
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Cumulative installed capacity in megawatts
China**168,690
United States82,184
Germany50,018
India28,700
Spain23,074
United Kingdom14,543
France12,066
Canada11,900
Brazil10,740
Italy9,257
Rest of the world75,577
Cumulative installed capacity in megawatts
China**168,690
United States82,184
Germany50,018
India28,700
Spain23,074
United Kingdom14,543
France12,066
Canada11,900
Brazil10,740
Italy9,257
Rest of the world75,577

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This statistic represents the cumulative installed capacity of wind power worldwide at year end of 2016, by country. China's cumulative installed wind power capacity reached a staggering 168,690 megawatts in December of 2016. The distribution of installed wind energy capacity in major countries can be accessed here.
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Release date
2017
Region
World
Survey time period
2016
Supplementary notes
* January through December.
** China: the figure is provisional; Brazil: grid connections pending in some cases

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