Wind energy in the world


Installed wind power in the world grew in 2021 to 837 GW, according to data from the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC), helping the world avoid more than 1.2 billion tons of CO2 per year. 2021 has been, so far, the second best year in growth history for the global wind industry with 93.6 GW of new installed capacity, behind the record of 2020, which was 1.8% higher. China, the United States of America, Germany, India and Spain are the world’s leading producers.

Evolution of the wind power increase in the world

Ranking of countries by onshore wind power

Ranking of countries by offshore wind power

New onshore and offshore wind power in Europe

Global wind energy auctions

World average wind energy remuneration in auctions

Installed offshore wind power by country