Electricity Production from Wind Power Sources (As % of Total) fell to 2.03% in Peru in 2017

Electricity Production from Wind Power Sources (As % of Total) (%)
Energy & Utility | Peru | December 26, 2018
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Electricity production from wind power sources as a percentage of total reached 2.03 % in 2017 in Peru, according to World Bank / EIA. This is 0.557 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, electricity production from wind power sources as a percentage of total in Peru reached an all time high of 2.04 % in 2016 and an all time low of 0.000 % in 1988. When compared to Peru's main peers, electricity production from wind power sources as a percentage of total in Brazil amounted to 7.23 %, 4.83 % in Chile and 0.004 % in Colombia in 2017.

Peru has been ranked 38th within the group of 70 countries we follow in terms of electricity production from wind power sources as a percentage of total, 24 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 Sources (As % of Total) Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Argentina % 0.021% 0.272% 0.325% 0.447% 0.408%
Bolivia % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Brazil % 0.509% 0.914% 1.15% 2.07% 3.72%
Chile % 0.518% 0.586% 0.747% 2.02% 2.84%
Colombia % 0.062% 0.081% 0.083% 0.097% 0.091%
Paraguay % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Peru % 0.003% 0.003% 0.003% 0.565% 1.23%
Uruguay % 1.26% ... ... ... ... ... ...
Venezuela % ... ... ... ... ... ... 0.001%