Wind Capacity (As % of Worldwide Wind Turbine Capacity) rose to 0.407% in South Africa in 2017

Wind Capacity (As % of Worldwide Wind Turbine Capacity) (%)
Energy & Utility | South Africa | December 26, 2018
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Wind capacity as a share of worldwide wind turbine capacity reached 0.407 % in 2017 in South Africa, according to World Bank / EIA. This is 29.2 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, wind capacity as a share of worldwide wind turbine capacity in South Africa reached an all time high of 0.407 % in 2017 and an all time low of 0.000 % in 1997.

South Africa has been ranked 26th within the group of 45 countries we follow in terms of wind capacity as a share of worldwide wind turbine capacity, 15 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.

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