14 Mar '12, 3pm

Great news: World wind power blows through a new record in 2011!

Wind energy developers installed a record 41,000 megawatts of electricity generating capacity in 2011, bringing the world total to 238,000 megawatts. With more than 80 countries now harnessing the wind, there is enough installed wind power capacity worldwide to meet the residential electricity needs of 380 million people at the European level of consumption. © Earth Policy Institute China led all countries in annual wind power gains for the third straight year, installing a jaw-dropping 18,000 megawatts for a total wind capacity of 63,000 megawatts. This country’s rise to the top of the world rankings has been swift: after doubling its wind capacity each year from 2005 to 2009, China surpassed the United States in 2010. (See data at www.earth-policy.org .) China’s ambitious Wind Base program will help ensure a widening lead for some years to come. Across the wind-rich nort...

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