Installed Wind Power Capacity Up 21% Globally in 2011

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.

Cleantech Biz & Products News

Other than our own stories, here are 8 notable cleantech business and product stories: 1. Gamesa Opens 6th Factory in China Gamesa, a large wind turbine company from Spain, has opened its 6th wind turbine factory in China now. Ad it’s already got some deals lined up: “It will provide … [continued]