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

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Cumulative installed capacity in megawatts
United States82,184
United Kingdom14,543
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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