Renewable Energy Power Plant in the World - Wind Power Plant

Renewable Energy Power Plant in the World -  Wind Power Plant

Wind Farm Power Plant

A wind farm power plant, also known as a wind power plant, is a group of wind turbines that are used to generate electricity from wind energy. Wind turbines are tall towers with blades that spin when wind blows over them. This rotation generates electricity through the use of generators that are connected to the turbine blades.

Wind farms can range in size from a few turbines to hundreds of turbines, and are usually located in areas with consistent wind patterns, such as hills, mountain passes, and near coastlines.

The electricity generated by wind turbines is often used to supplement or replace traditional sources of energy, such as fossil fuels. Wind energy is considered a clean and renewable source of energy, as it does not produce greenhouse gas emissions or other pollutants.

Wind farms can be owned and operated by private companies, utilities, or even individuals who want to generate their own electricity. They can also be owned by communities or municipalities as a way to generate revenue and reduce dependence on non-renewable energy sources.


20 largest wind farms in the world
Gansu wind farm-china

20 largest wind farms in the world

Here's a table showing the 20 largest wind farms in the world based on their installed capacity:

RankWind FarmCountryCapacity (MW)
1Gansu Wind Farm, ChinaChina7,965
2Jiuquan Wind Power Base,China6,800
3Alta Wind Energy CenterUSA3,965
4Roscoe Wind FarmUSA1,780
5Horse Hollow Wind Energy CenterUSA1,685
6Shepherds Flat Wind FarmUSA845
7Fosen VindNorway1,000
8London ArrayUK630
9Anholt Offshore Wind FarmDenmark400
10XEMC Darwind Hengtong,China400
11Sheringham Shoal Offshore Wind FarmUK317
12Macarthur Wind FarmAustralia420
13Gemini Wind Farm,Netherlands600
14Muppandal Wind FarmIndia150
15Rosarito Wind FarmMexico264
16Penonome Wind FarmPanama270
17Tarfaya Wind FarmMorocco301.6
18Rampion Offshore Wind FarmUK400
19Ocotillo Wind Energy FacilityUSA265
20West of Duddon SandsUK389

wind farm

List of Wind Power Plants by Country and Region

Central American countries that have wind power plants, the number of wind power plants, and their capacity , based on data from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA):

CountryNumber of Wind Power PlantsTotal Capacity (MW)
Costa Rica30+212+
Nicaragua25+100+
Honduras51+126+
Panama29+100+
Guatemala30+100+
Dominican Rep.30+100+

South American countries that have wind power plants, the number of wind power plants, and their capacity based on data from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA):

CountryNumber of Wind Power PlantsTotal Capacity (MW)
Brazil69518,451
Argentina381,233
Chile271,387
Uruguay21845
Peru4124
Ecuador116
Colombia119

North American and Russian countries that have wind power plants, the number of wind power plants, and their capacity based on data from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA):

CountryNumber of Wind Power PlantsTotal Capacity (MW)
United States130129,077
Canada131,778
Mexico403,033
Russia631,267

Andean countries that have wind power plants, the number of wind power plants, and their capacity based on data from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA):

CountryNumber of Wind Power PlantsTotal Capacity (MW)
Argentina381,233
Chile271,387
Peru4124
Ecuador116
Colombia119
Venezuela120

Wind power plants in Australia, the number of wind power plants, and their capacity based on data from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA):

State/TerritoryNumber of Wind Power PlantsTotal Capacity (MW)
New South Wales241,927
Victoria161,229
South Australia171,592
Queensland9707
Western Australia7662
Tasmania1168

Caribbean countries that have wind power plants, the number of wind power plants, and their capacity based on data from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA):

CountryNumber of Wind Power PlantsTotal Capacity (MW)
Dominican Republic10305
Jamaica362
Guadeloupe212
Martinique14.7
Aruba13
Puerto Rico12.5
Cuba11.5
Bonaire10.1
CountryNumber of Wind Power PlantsTotal Capacity (MW)
St. Kitts and Nevis11.8
St. Lucia11.3
Turks and Caicos10.8
St. Vincent and the Grenadines10.5

European countries that have wind power plants, the number of wind power plants, and their capacity based on data from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA):

CountryNumber of Wind Power PlantsTotal Capacity (MW)
Germany32,94263,803
Spain24,10728,433
United Kingdom10,87724,635
France7,63016,433
Italy7,34310,199
Turkey397,673
Sweden3,7017,420
Poland2,8526,160
Denmark1,5275,919
Portugal4445,455
Netherlands3,0324,456
Austria1,1293,679
Norway1,0613,542
Greece5192,547
Finland1932,137
Ireland3092,133
Belgium5571,992
Romania3131,907
Ukraine196643
CountryNumber of Wind Power PlantsTotal Capacity (MW)
Bulgaria141681
Croatia72464
Czech Republic54350
Serbia20102
Hungary59329
Lithuania23280
Latvia2257
Estonia1954
Bosnia & Herzegovina649
Slovakia1035
Iceland225
Slovenia922
Luxembourg419
CountryNumber of Wind Power PlantsTotal Capacity (MW)
Switzerland816
Cyprus10.1

Asian countries that have wind power plants, the number of wind power plants, and their capacity based on data from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA):

CountryNumber of Wind Power PlantsTotal Capacity (MW)
China281,290281,348
India39,27539,261
Kazakhstan262419
Japan3,4476,261
Iran321930
Pakistan351,215
Mongolia11113
South Korea1,0982,616
Philippines133
Thailand7207
Vietnam11159
CountryNumber of Wind Power PlantsTotal Capacity (MW)
Turkey397,673
Uzbekistan10.15
Taiwan7054,113
Sri Lanka15140
Indonesia830
Bangladesh12.4
Kyrgyzstan16197.3
Nepal514.4
Jordan10291.9
Lebanon130

African countries that have wind power plants, the number of wind power plants, and their capacity based on data from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA):

CountryNumber of Wind Power PlantsTotal Capacity (MW)
Egypt1550
Morocco371,303.68
Tunisia2104.5
Senegal2159.6
Mauritania130
Djibouti141
Ethiopia6324
Kenya18686
Rwanda19.9
Tanzania3213.7
Uganda110.8
Cameroon10.05

Offshore wind power plants, the number of wind power plants, and their capacity based on data from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), sorted by country:

CountryNumber of Offshore Wind Power PlantsTotal Capacity (MW)
United Kingdom4410,428
Germany327,716
China296,008
Belgium82,262
Denmark81,703
Netherlands71,404
South Korea31,022
Taiwan2128
United States230
Japan1135
Australia1120
France12
Brazil12.3
New Zealand1145


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