Wind Energy in China

In 2012, 12,960 MW of new wind capacity was installed in China, increasing the accumulated capacity to 75,324.2 MW.

During the year, wind power generated 100.4 TWh of electricity replacing nuclear power as the third largest electricity source in China.

But compared to conventional power, wind power only accounted for 2% of generation, so there is a high potential for growth.

In the future, wind power could and should play a more important role in the clean and sustainable energy and electricity supply.

After years of rapid development, China