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Installed Wind Power Capacity Up 21% Globally in 2011

February 8th, 2012 | by Joshua S Hill

Market statistics released Tuesday by the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) show that over 41,000 megawatts (or 41 gigawatts) of new wind power was installed globally in 2011, bringing the overall total of installed capacity around the world to more than 238,000 megawatts (238 gigawatts) by the end of 2011. This represents an increase of 21 percent with an increase in the size of the annual global market of just over six percent



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