China’s wind power generation rises 41% in 2012 to 100.8 bln kwh

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Beijing: China’s wind power generation in 2012 rose 41% on-year to 100.8 billion kilowatt hours (kw/h), according to data released by the National Energy Administration (NEA) on Tuesday.

A statement posted on NEA’s website said that last year’s wind power generation accounted for nearly 2% of China’s net electricity sent through the state grid.

According to it, the data is based on figures collected from the national wind power information management center.

At the end of 2012, a total of 62.66 million kilowatts of installed capacity was connected to the state grid in the wind power sector.