Ontario contributes to exceptional progress in Global Wind Energy market

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The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) today released its 2013 market statistics, showing global wind energy capacity has tripled over the past five years to reach a total of 318,137 MW. 

Despite slower growth rates in some countries, the amount of wind energy installed around the world still rose by over 12 percent in 2013.

Canada recorded exceptionally strong growth in 2013 with a record of close to 1,600 MW of new wind energy capacity installed, placing it 5th globally.