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GWEC produces graphs showing the exciting growth of the wind power industry around the world.

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Global installed wind power capacity in 2017 - Regional Distribution


Top ten new installed capacity in 2017


Top ten cumulative installed capacity in 2017


Annual installed global capacity 2001-2017


Global Cumulative Installed Capacity 2001-2017


Annual Installed Capacity by Region 2009-2017


Global cumulative and annual offshore wind capacity end 2017






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