Electricity Production from Wind Power Sources (As % of Total) rose to 9.07% in Netherlands in 2017

Electricity Production from Wind Power Sources (As % of Total) (%)
Energy & Utility | Netherlands | December 26, 2018
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Electricity production from wind power sources as a percentage of total reached 9.07 % in 2017 in Netherlands, according to World Bank / EIA. This is 27.9 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, electricity production from wind power sources as a percentage of total in Netherlands reached an all time high of 9.07 % in 2017 and an all time low of 0.000 % in 1985. When compared to Netherlands's main peers, electricity production from wind power sources as a percentage of total in Belgium amounted to 7.68 %, 47.9 % in Denmark, 16.3 % in Germany and 14.8 % in United Kingdom in 2017.

Netherlands has been ranked 15th within the group of 70 countries we follow in terms of electricity production from wind power sources as a percentage of total, 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 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%
Denmark % 27.7% 33.5% 32.0% 40.6% 48.8%
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%
Luxembourg % 1.72% 2.03% 2.87% 2.69% 3.68%
Netherlands % 4.51% 4.86% 5.58% 5.61% 6.86%
Norway % 1.01% 1.05% 1.40% 1.56% 1.74%
Poland % 1.96% 2.93% 3.65% 4.83% 6.58%
Sweden % 4.02% 4.31% 6.43% 7.31% 10.0%
United Kingdom % 4.34% 5.45% 7.93% 9.45% 11.9%