TITLE

Wind Power Continues Rapid Rise

AUTHOR(S)
Sawin, Janet L.
PUB. DATE
July 2008
SOURCE
World Watch;Jul/Aug2008, Vol. 21 Issue 4, p34
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on global wind power production. The global wind power capacity reached 94,100 megawatts by the end of 2007. The U.S. led the world in new installations for the third year in a row with 5,244 megawatts of wind capacity added, increasing total installed capacity by 45%. Wind capacity in the European Union rose 18% in 2007, and wind power accounted for about 40% of new power installations across Europe. Spain led Europe in new installations in 2007 with an estimated 3,522 megawatts added. Germany remains the world leader in wind power capacity with 22,247 megawatts.
ACCESSION #
32713709

 

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