Mapped out - the world's biggest onshore projects

WORLDWIDE: Windpower Monthly maps out the biggest wind energy projects around the world, from China's 300MW Jinhua 1 in Inner Mongolia to the 600MW Santa Cruz project in southern Argentina.

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Asia Pacific. China is now the most attractive country for wind development and it contributed $10 billion to the sector in the second quarter of 2010.







Australasia. Australia and New Zealand are weighing in with significant projects that are due to come online within the next two years. 





Europe. With Germany and Spain, the continents established onshore leaders, showing little appetite for large projects, the baton looks set to be passed to the UK, Sweden and Norway.













North America. Despite a disappointing 2010, the US continues to think big with 25 project of 250MW or more due to come online between 2011-12.






Emerging Markets. A number of players are making significant strides in wind power, notably Brazil, Turkey, Poland and Morocco. 

The criteria for inclusion - Asia-Pacific (200MW), Australasia (200MW), Europe (100MW), North America (250MW) and Emerging Markets (100MW).

This feature is from the World Guide to Large Projects 2011-2012. Click here to view a digimag or PDF of the supplement.


UK offshore. The UK aims to install 33GW of offshore wind in the coming year. This map forms part of 2010s special report into the UK's offshore plans.

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