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.
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