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Wind power lags behind after record year

2016 did not match the level from the year before in terms of wind power, shows a new report. EnergyWatch outlines the situation in wind markets around the world.

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All in all, 54 GW wind were installed in 2016. But this is nowhere near enough to compete with the record wind-year of 2015, according to a new report from The Global Wind Energy Council.

The year of 2015 brought all of 63.5 GW, but at The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC), this is not disappointing.

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