"2023 Was Record Year For Wind Installations: Research"

"Last year saw record wind power installations worldwide, with a total of 117 gigawatts in new capacity, according to a report published Tuesday by the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC).

The figure represents a 50 percent increase from 2022, according to the report. Specifically, onshore capacity also saw a record high in 2023, reaching 106 gigawatts, the first time it’s broken 100. The 10.8 gigawatts of offshore capacity are the second-best one-year figure.

The best new markets for wind power are geographically varied, but high-population countries were particularly well-represented. These markets included the U.S., China, Brazil, India and Germany, according to the report."

Zack Budryk reports for The Hill April 16, 2024.

Source: The Hill, 04/17/2024