Worldwide Wind Energy Capacity close to 300 Gigawatt

14 GW of new wind farm installations in the first half of 2013, after 16,5 GW in 2012. Worldwide wind power capacity has reached 296 GW, 318 GW expected for full year. Dramatic slump in US leads to global decrease, partly compensated by new markets. China has reached total capacity of 80 GW.

The worldwide wind capacity reached 296