Electricity Production from Wind Power fell 1.75% to 12,256 GWh in Portugal in 2017

Electricity Production from Wind Power (GWh)
Energy & Utility | Portugal | December 26, 2018
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Electricity production from wind power reached 12,256 GWh in 2017 in Portugal, according to World Bank / EIA. This is 1.75 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, electricity production from wind power in Portugal reached an all time high of 12,474 GWh in 2016 and an all time low of 0.000 GWh in 1988. When compared to Portugal's main peers, electricity production from wind power in France amounted to 24,317 GWh, 7,446 GWh in Ireland and 49,119 GWh in Spain in 2017.

Portugal has been ranked 18th within the group of 70 countries we follow in terms of electricity production from wind power, 7 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.

Wind power had a worldwide installed capacity of 238,000 MW at the end of 2011 and is widely used in Europe, Asia, and the United States.

Electricity Production from Wind Power Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Algeria GWh ... ... ... ... ... 1.00 19.0
Belgium GWh 2,312 2,751 3,665 4,615 5,574
Canada GWh 10,188 11,310 17,963 22,538 26,966
France GWh 12,052 14,913 16,033 17,249 21,249
Germany GWh 49,857 51,680 52,737 58,497 80,624
Iceland GWh 0.008 ... 5.48 8.39 10.9
Ireland GWh 4,381 4,011 4,542 5,141 6,574
Italy GWh 9,856 13,407 14,897 15,178 14,844
Mauritania GWh ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Morocco GWh 877 728 ... ... ... ... ...
Portugal GWh 9,162 10,260 12,015 12,111 11,608
Spain GWh 42,433 49,472 55,767 52,013 49,325
Tunisia GWh 163 196 ... ... ... ... ...
United Kingdom GWh 15,963 19,847 28,397 31,959 40,317