Quick Global WInd Energy Update

22 Jun

In 2011, the wind industry installed 23% more capacity than in 2010, up to 39.9 GW thanks to the revamp of the North American market

• 2012 will see the market grow to over 47 GW of new installations—an 18% market growth rebound fuelled by a record year in the US due to the PTC-driven boom-and-bust cycle expected to continue through 2015

• Between 2012 and 2025, annual growth increases will average 3%, with the weight of offshore wind development increasing during the forecast period to reach 18% of the total installed capacity during 2025

• Led by Europe and China, offshore will account for 13% of total wind additions globally

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