g lo b a l w i n d statistics 2010

02.02.2011

G LO B A L I N S TA L L E D W I N D P OW E R C A PAC I T Y ( M W ) – Regional Distribution
End 2009

Installed 2010

End 2010

Egypt
Morocco
Tunisia
Iran
Other 1)

430
253
54
92
37

120
33
60
0
0

550
286
114
92
37

Total

866

213

1,079

China*

25,805

16,500

42,287

India
Japan
Taiwan
South Korea
Philippines
Other 2)

10,926
2,085
436
348
33
6

2,139
221
83
31
0
48

13,065
2,304
519
379
33
54

Total

39,639

19,022

58,641

Germany

25,777

1,493

27,214

Spain
Italy
France
UK
Denmark*
Portugal
Netherlands*
Sweden
Ireland
Turkey
Greece
Poland
Austria
Belgium
Rest of Europe 3)

19,160
4,849
4,574
4,245
3,465
3,357
2,223
1,560
1,310
801
1,086
725
995
563
1,611

1,516
948
1,086
962
327
345
15
603
118
528
123
382
16
350
1,071

20,676
5,797
5,660
5,204
3,752
3,702
2,237
2,163
1,428
1,329
1,208
1,107
1,011
911
2,677

Total Europe
of which EU-27 4)

76,300
74,919

9,883
9,259

86,075
84,074

Africa & Middle East

Asi a

E urope

Latin A merica & Cari bbean
Brazil

606

326

931

Mexico
Chile
Costa Rica
Caribbean
Argentina
Others 5)

202
168
123
91
34
83

316
4
0
8
27
23

517
172
123
99
60
106

Total

1,306

703

2,008

USA
Canada

35,086
3,319

5,115
690

40,180
4,009

Total

38,405

5,805

44,189

N orth Americ a

Pacific R eg ion
Australia

1,712

167

1,880

New Zealand
Pacific Islands

497
12

9
0

506
12

Total

2,221

176

2,397

World total

158,738

35,802

194,390
Source: GWEC

1 South Africa, Cape Verde, Israel, Lebanon, Nigeria, Jordan, Kenya
2 Thailand, Bangladesh, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Philippines, Vietnam
3 Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Faroe Islands, Finland, Hungary, Iceland, Latvia,
Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Norway, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Switzerland,
Ukraine
*  Provisional figures

4 Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece,
Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania,
Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, UK
5 Colombia, Chile, Cuba
Please note: project decommissioning of 151 MW and rounding affect the final sums

G lobal C umulative Installed Wind C apacity 1 9 9 6 - 2 0 1 0
250,000

[ MW ]

200,000
150,000
100,000
50,000
0
1996

1997

1998

1999

2000

2001

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

6,100

7,600

10,200

13,600

17,400

23,900

31,100

39,431

47,620

59,091

74,052

93,820

2008

2009

2010

120,291 158,738 194,390

G lobal Annual Installed W ind Capacity 1 9 9 6 - 2 0 1 0
[ MW ]

45,000
40,000
35,000
30,000
25,000
20,000
15,000
10,000
5,000
0

1996

1997

1998

1999

2000

2001

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

1,280

1,530

2,520

3,440

3,760

6,500

7,270

8,133

8,207

11,531

15,245

19,866

26,560

38,610

35,802

Top 10 cu m ulativ e capacity Dec 2 0 1 0

Top 1 0 new installed capacity Jan - D ec 2010
China

Rest of the world
Denmark
Canada

China

Rest of the world
Sweden
Canada
Italy

UK
France

UK

Italy

France
Germany

India

Spain

Country

MW

China
USA

USA

Spain

Germany

India

USA

%

Country

MW

%

42,287

21.8

China

16,500

46.1

40,180

20.7

USA

5,115

14.3

Germany

27,214

14.0

India

2,139

6.0

Spain

20,676

10.6

Spain

1,516

4.2

India

13,065

6.7

Germany

1,493

4.2

Italy

5,797

3.0

France

1,086

3.0

France

5,660

2.9

UK

962

2.7

UK

5,204

2.7

Italy

948

2.6

Canada

4,009

2.1

Canada

690

1.9

Denmark

3,752

1.9

Sweden

603

1.7

Rest of the world

26,546

13.7

Rest of the world

4,750

13.3

Total TOP 10

167,844

86.3

Total TOP 10

31,052

86.3

World Total

194,390

100

World Total

35,802

100

A nnual Installed Capacity by Region 2 0 0 3 - 2 0 1 0
20,000

2003

� MW �

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

18,000

16,000

14,000

12,000

10,000

8,000

6,000

4,000

2,000

0
Europe

North America

Asia

Latin America

Africa &
Middle East

Pacific

For more information, please contact:
Angelika Pullen
Communications Director
Global Wind Energy Council

Tel
+ 32 2 213 18 98
Mob: + 32 473 947 966
Email: angelika.pullen@gwec.net

Global Wind Energy Council
Rue d’Arlon 80
1040 Brussels, Belgium

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