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India has been ranked 4th in the Global Wind Power Installed Capacity Index. The cumulative installed wind power generation capacity of India is 25088 MW. The worldwide installed capacity of wind power reached 435 GW by the end of 2015.

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Global Wind Power Index

  • The index was topped by China.
  • Index is followed by USA and Germany.
  • The cumulative installed wind power generation capacity of China is 145362 MW.
  • The cumulative installed wind power generation capacity of the USA is 74471 MW and that of Germany is 44947 MW.

Table Contain shows Top 10 Cumulative Capacity Dec 2015

Table Contain shows Top 10 Cumulative Capacity Dec 2015

TOP 10 CUMULATIVE CAPACITY DEC 2015

Country

MW

%Share

PR China

145,362

33.6

USA

74,471

17.2

Germany

44,947

10.4

India

25,088

5.8

Spain

23,025

5.3

United Kingdom

13,603

3.1

Canada

11,205

2.6

France

10,358

2.4

Italy

8,958

2.1

Brazil

8,715

2.0

Rest of the world

67,151

15.5

Total TOP 10

365,731

84.5

World Total

432,883

100

India’S Wind Power Capacity

  • India installed 31472 solar pumps, which is higher than the total number of pumps installed during last 24 years.
  • 92305 solar pumps have been installed in the country.
  • 51 MW installations of biomass power plants were achieved against a target of 400 MW.
  • Target of 1.00 lakh biogas plants, 0.26 lakh biogas plant installations have been achieved, making a cumulative achievement to 4.94 million biogas plants.
  • A capacity addition of 14.30 GW of renewable energy was also reported during the last 2.5 years under Grid Connected Renewable Power.
  • It includes 5.8 GW from Solar Power, 7.04 GW from Wind Power, 0.53 from Small Hydro Power and 0.93 from Bio-power.

Table Contain shows Global Installed Wind Power Capacity (Mw) -Regional Distribution

Table Contain shows Global Installed Wind Power Capacity (Mw) -Regional Distribution

GLOBAL INSTALLED WIND POWER CAPACITY (MW) -REGIONAL DISTRIBUTION

End 2014

New2015

Total End 2015

ASIA

PR China

114,609

30,753

145,362

India

22,465

2,623

25,088

Japan

2,794

245

3,038

South Korea

610

225

835

Taiwan

633

14

647

Pakistan

256

-

256

Thailand

223

-

223

Philippines

216

-

216

Other

167

-

167

Total

141,973

33,859

175,831

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