With the addition of at least 14GW of wind power stations to the grid in the first half of 2011, world wind capacity has sailed past the 200GW milestone. The volume of newly operational gigawatts is the largest ever for a first half-year. That record is aided by the grid connection of a number of Chinese wind farms that were built during 2010 but were not put online until recently. Aside from China, the top-ten growth countries have provided 6GW so far this year, with India and the US leading the way. For the full article, click here.
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