Electricity Production from Wind Power Sources (As % of Total) rose to 17.8% in Spain in 2017

Electricity Production from Wind Power Sources (As % of Total) (%)
Energy & Utility | Spain | December 26, 2018
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Electricity production from wind power sources as a percentage of total reached 17.8 % in 2017 in Spain, according to World Bank / EIA. This is 0.139 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, electricity production from wind power sources as a percentage of total in Spain reached an all time high of 19.5 % in 2013 and an all time low of 0.000 % in 1985. When compared to Spain's main peers, electricity production from wind power sources as a percentage of total in France amounted to 4.39 %, 5.98 % in Italy and 20.4 % in Portugal in 2017.

Spain has been ranked 5th within the group of 70 countries we follow in terms of electricity production from wind power sources as a percentage of total, 3 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
Algeria % ... ... ... ... ... 0.002% 0.028%
Austria % 2.94% 3.40% 4.63% 5.91% 7.45%
Belgium % 2.56% 3.32% 4.39% 6.35% 7.98%
France % 2.13% 2.64% 2.79% 3.06% 3.73%
Germany % 8.13% 8.20% 8.26% 9.33% 12.5%
Ireland % 15.9% 14.5% 17.4% 19.5% 23.2%
Italy % 3.26% 4.48% 5.14% 5.42% 5.25%
Mauritania % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Morocco % 3.46% 2.63% ... ... ... ... ...
Portugal % 17.5% 22.0% 23.3% 22.9% 22.1%
Slovenia % ... ... 0.025% 0.023% 0.040%
Spain % 14.5% 16.6% 19.5% 18.7% 17.6%
Switzerland % 0.107% 0.124% 0.126% 0.139% 0.160%
Tunisia % 1.01% ... ... ... ... ... ...