Electricity Production from Wind Power Sources (As % of Total) rose to 16.3% in Germany in 2017

Electricity Production from Wind Power Sources (As % of Total) (%)
Energy & Utility | Germany | December 26, 2018
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Electricity production from wind power sources as a percentage of total reached 16.3 % in 2017 in Germany, according to World Bank / EIA. This is 32.4 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, electricity production from wind power sources as a percentage of total in Germany reached an all time high of 16.3 % in 2017 and an all time low of 0.000 % in 1985. When compared to Germany's main peers, electricity production from wind power sources as a percentage of total in Austria amounted to 9.31 %, 7.68 % in Belgium, 4.39 % in France and 8.75 % in Poland in 2017.

Germany has been ranked 6th within the group of 70 countries we follow in terms of electricity production from wind power sources as a percentage of total, 1 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 Sources (As % of Total) Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Austria % 2.94% 3.40% 4.63% 5.91% 7.45%
Belgium % 2.56% 3.32% 4.39% 6.35% 7.98%
Czech Republic % 0.453% 0.477% 0.549% 0.554% 0.683%
France % 2.13% 2.64% 2.79% 3.06% 3.73%
Germany % 8.13% 8.20% 8.26% 9.33% 12.5%
Hungary % 1.74% 2.23% 2.37% 2.23% 2.28%
Italy % 3.26% 4.48% 5.14% 5.42% 5.25%
Luxembourg % 1.72% 2.03% 2.87% 2.69% 3.68%
Netherlands % 4.51% 4.86% 5.58% 5.61% 6.86%
Poland % 1.96% 2.93% 3.65% 4.83% 6.58%
Russia % < 0.001% < 0.001% < 0.001% 0.009% 0.014%
Spain % 14.5% 16.6% 19.5% 18.7% 17.6%
Switzerland % 0.107% 0.124% 0.126% 0.139% 0.160%
Ukraine % 0.046% 0.145% 0.329% 0.618% 0.662%