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Wind energy in Spain

With an increase of installed power of 38 MW in 2016, wind energy has been the second source of electrical generation in Spain in that year. Spain is the fifth country in the world in terms of installed wind power after China, the US, Germany and India.

Basic data

Installed wind capacity was 23,026 MW by 31th of December 2016


Wind energy was the system´s second technology in 2016, with a generation of 47,319 GWh, and a cover of the electrical demand of 19,3%

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22,468 people work in the sector in our country





The industry exports technology worth 2.9 billion euros per year

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It invests around 85.5 million euros annually in R&D

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It contributes direct and indirectly 2.7 billion euros to GDP, a 0.25%


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