New European wind energy capacity added in the first half of 2017

This statistic shows the amount of wind energy capacity installed in Europe during the first half of 2017, in megawatts. 4775 megawatts of onshore wind capacity was installed during this time, and 1344 megawatts of offshore wind energy capacity was installed.
Offshore wind energy remains an important feature of the wind energy market for in Europe. At the end of 2016, Siemens Wind Power was by far the largest manufacturer of these turbines, well ahead of MHI Vestos Offshore Wind.

Wind power capacity added in Europe during the first half of 2017

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Release date

July 2017



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Supplementary notes

* Figures for Sweden are based on orders.
Figures only reflect countries in which new capacity was added.

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