Wind power capacity expected to soar

Issue 303 - 26 Jun 2015
The Brussels-based Global Wind Energy Council sees installed wind power capacity growing rapidly over the next five years to reach 13GW in 2019. In a report released to mark Global Wind Day on 15 June, the industry organisation said the African market had reached nearly 1,000MW of installed capacity for the first time in 2014. GWEC expects it to comfortably exceed 1GW in 2015, and continue growing. “We project total installations of a bit more than 13GW in the region through 2019,” the report said.

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