Electricity Production from Wind Power rose 5.74% to 32,536 GWh in Canada in 2017

Electricity Production from Wind Power (GWh)
Energy & Utility | Canada | December 26, 2018
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Electricity production from wind power reached 32,536 GWh in 2017 in Canada, according to World Bank / EIA. This is 5.74 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, electricity production from wind power in Canada reached an all time high of 32,536 GWh in 2017 and an all time low of 1.90 GWh in 1990. When compared to Canada's main peers, electricity production from wind power in Australia amounted to 12,668 GWh, 11,742 GWh in Mexico, 49,605 GWh in United Kingdom and 256,823 GWh in USA in 2017.

Canada has been ranked 10th within the group of 70 countries we follow in terms of electricity production from wind power, 4 places above 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
Australia GWh 6,432 7,725 9,259 9,777 11,802
Belgium GWh 2,312 2,751 3,665 4,615 5,574
Belize GWh 0.030 0.030 ... ... ... ... ...
Canada GWh 10,188 11,310 17,963 22,538 26,966
China GWh 70,331 95,978 141,197 156,078 185,766
France GWh 12,052 14,913 16,033 17,249 21,249
Germany GWh 49,857 51,680 52,737 58,497 80,624
Guatemala GWh ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Honduras GWh ... ... ... 338 ... ... ... ... ...
Indonesia GWh 4.70 4.60 0.100 ... 3.70
Ireland GWh 4,381 4,011 4,542 5,141 6,574
Japan GWh 4,459 4,727 5,133 5,014 5,223
Malaysia GWh ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Mexico GWh 1,648 3,688 4,185 6,426 8,745
New Zealand GWh 1,956 2,080 2,024 2,214 2,364
Papua New Guinea GWh ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
USA GWh 121,391 142,244 169,535 183,490 192,645
United Kingdom GWh 15,963 19,847 28,397 31,959 40,317