Electricity Production from Wind Power rose 18.1% to 1,989 GWh in South Korea in 2017

Electricity Production from Wind Power (GWh)
Energy & Utility | South Korea | December 26, 2018
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Electricity production from wind power reached 1,989 GWh in 2017 in South Korea, according to World Bank / EIA. This is 18.1 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, electricity production from wind power in South Korea reached an all time high of 1,989 GWh in 2017 and an all time low of 0.000 GWh in 1990. When compared to South Korea's main peers, electricity production from wind power in China amounted to 286,081 GWh, 5,737 GWh in Japan and 341 GWh in Vietnam in 2017.

South Korea has been ranked 33rd within the group of 70 countries we follow in terms of electricity production from wind power, 5 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
Cambodia GWh ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
China GWh 70,331 95,978 141,197 156,078 185,766
Dem. People's Republic of Korea GWh ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
India GWh 23,952 27,433 30,007 33,455 32,741
Japan GWh 4,459 4,727 5,133 5,014 5,223
Laos GWh ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Russia GWh 5.39 5.25 4.47 96.0 145
South Korea GWh 863 913 1,148 1,146 1,342
Thailand GWh 5.00 17.2 351 305 313
USA GWh 121,391 142,244 169,535 183,490 192,645
Vietnam GWh 40.7 40.7 69.0 69.0 177