World Wind Energy Association
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Accessed On: 31 October, 2017
World Wind Energy Capacity, as of June 2017
The worldwide wind capacity reached 486’661 MW by the end of 2016, out of which 54’846 MW were added in 2016. This represents a growth rate of 11.8 % (17.2 % in 2015). All wind turbines installed worldwide by the end of 2016 can generate around 5 % of the world’s electricity demand.
* 2017 values are Prognosis
* Total installed capacity: Includes all installed wind capacity, connected and not-connected to the grid.