Share of wind energy coverage in Denmark 2008-2018

As of 2018, 41 percent of Denmark’s total electricity consumption was covered by wind power. It was a slightly lower coverage compared to the previous year when it peaked at 43 percent. The production of wind power between 2017 and 2018 decreased by six percent.

Wind power farms in Denmark

   The largest part of Denmark’s wind power was produced from onshore wind turbines in 2018. That is not so surprising, since around 5.7 thousand of Denmark’s total 6,260 active wind power turbines were onshore. The production from onshore wind farms was 10.4 terawatt hours in 2018, and the production from offshore wind turbines amounted to 5.2 terawatt hours.

Vestas Wind Systems A/S

   The Danish wind turbine company Vestas Wind Systems A/S is a key player when it comes to wind power companies. It was, in terms of revenues, the leading wind power company in Denmark as of July 2019. The company was founded in 1945 and operates today globally with wind turbine manufacturing, installation and service. As of July 2019, the company made revenues of around 75.7 billion Danish kroner.

Share of wind energy coverage in Denmark from 2008 to 2018

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Release date

January 2019



Survey time period

2008 to 2018

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