Electricity Production from Wind Power rose 7.43% to 5,737 GWh in Japan in 2017

Electricity Production from Wind Power (GWh)
Energy & Utility | Japan | December 26, 2018
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Electricity production from wind power reached 5,737 GWh in 2017 in Japan, according to World Bank / EIA. This is 7.43 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, electricity production from wind power in Japan reached an all time high of 5,737 GWh in 2017 and an all time low of 0.000 GWh in 1990. When compared to Japan's main peers, electricity production from wind power in China amounted to 286,081 GWh, 139 GWh in Russia, 1,989 GWh in South Korea and 256,823 GWh in USA in 2017.

Japan has been ranked 25th within the group of 70 countries we follow in terms of electricity production from wind power, 9 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
Canada GWh 10,188 11,310 17,963 22,538 26,966
China GWh 70,331 95,978 141,197 156,078 185,766
Dem. People's Republic of Korea GWh ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Germany GWh 49,857 51,680 52,737 58,497 80,624
India GWh 23,952 27,433 30,007 33,455 32,741
Japan GWh 4,459 4,727 5,133 5,014 5,223
Mexico GWh 1,648 3,688 4,185 6,426 8,745
Russia GWh 5.39 5.25 4.47 96.0 145
South Korea GWh 863 913 1,148 1,146 1,342
USA GWh 121,391 142,244 169,535 183,490 192,645
Vietnam GWh 40.7 40.7 69.0 69.0 177