Cumulative installed capacity of wind power worldwide in 2017, by country (in megawatts)*

Global cumulative installed capacity of wind power: by country 2017 This statistic represents the cumulative installed capacity of wind power worldwide at year end of 2017, by country. China's cumulative installed wind power capacity reached a staggering 188,232 megawatts in December of 2017. The distribution of installed wind energy capacity in major countries can be accessed here.
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Cumulative installed capacity in megawatts
China**188,232
United States89,077
Germany56,132
India32,848
Spain23,170
United Kingdom18,872
France13,759
Brazil12,763
Canada12,239
Italy9,479
Rest of the world83,008
Cumulative installed capacity in megawatts
China**188,232
United States89,077
Germany56,132
India32,848
Spain23,170
United Kingdom18,872
France13,759
Brazil12,763
Canada12,239
Italy9,479
Rest of the world83,008
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This statistic represents the cumulative installed capacity of wind power worldwide at year end of 2017, by country. China's cumulative installed wind power capacity reached a staggering 188,232 megawatts in December of 2017. The distribution of installed wind energy capacity in major countries can be accessed here.
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Release date
2018
Region
Worldwide
Survey time period
2017
Supplementary notes
* January through December.
** China: the figure is provisional; Brazil: grid connections pending in some cases

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