China wind energy capacity now stands at 105.53 GW

China connected an additional 9.16 gigawatts (GW) of wind power to its grid in the first half of 2015, according to figures published by China’s top energy regulator on Monday, raising the total by 9.5 percent compared to the end of last year.


Total grid-connected wind capacity now stands at 105.53 GW, the National Energy Administration (NEA) said.

China’s wind farms supplied 97.72 billion kilowatt-hours to the grid over the six-month period. The NEA said 17.48 billion kWh were wasted, amounting to 15.2 percent of the total.