29 Apr '18, 5pm

Global wind capacity set to reach 840GW by 2022, a 50% increase over current figure

The world’s total wind capacity is anticipated to rise by more than 50% in the next five years, according to the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC). The GWEC’s annual report suggests that wind capacity could reach 840GW by 2022, up by 56% from the recorded 539GW at the end of 2017. In 2017, an additional 52.2GW of wind capacity was added to the world, an 11% increase from the total capacity at the end of 2016. However, 2017’s total of new capacity was 2.1GW lower than the total 54.6GW installed in the previous year. SEE ALSO: Northern Ireland publishes Energy Strategy calling for decarbonisation by 2050 General Electric to test the world’s largest offshore turbine off the English coast Siemens Gamesa awarded 140MW of wind projects in India Read the latest issue of Energy Digital here “The annual market will return to growth in 2019 and 2020, breaching the 60 GW barrier once...

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