List of large wind farms
This is a list of large wind farms, with a generating capacity of 100 megawatts (MW) or more, which are currently operating, under construction, or proposed. Wind power capacity has expanded quickly to 336 GW in June 2014, and wind energy production was about 4% of total worldwide electricity usage, and growing fast.
Wind power is widely used in Europe, and more recently in the United States and Asia. Wind power accounts for approximately 19% of electricity generation in Denmark, 11% in Spain and Portugal, and 9% in the Republic of Ireland.
Operational wind farmsEdit
|Alta Wind Energy Center||1,020||USA|||
|Shepherds Flat Wind Farm||845||USA|||
|Roscoe Wind Farm||781.5||USA|||
|Horse Hollow Wind Energy Center||735.5||USA|||
|Capricorn Ridge Wind Farm||662.5||USA|||
|Fântânele-Cogealac Wind Farm||600||Romania|||
|Fowler Ridge Wind Farm||599.8||USA|||
|Sweetwater Wind Farm||585.3||USA|||
|Cedar Creek Wind Farm||551||USA|||
|Buffalo Gap Wind Farm||523.3||USA|||
|London Array||630||United Kingdom|||
|Greater Gabbard||504||United Kingdom|||
|BARD Offshore 1||400||Germany|||
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- German Federal Minister Inaugurates BARD Offshore 1 Retrieved 2013-08-26
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