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Wind Will Top 7% of World Electricity Generation by 2018

Despite “headwinds in several key markets,” wind power will increase from 3% of global electricity generation to more than 7% by 2018, Navigant reports. “As wind turbine vendors search for new opportunities in emerging markets, primarily in Latin America and Africa, and develop machines for maximum energy production in low wind speed areas, the industry is expected to add another 250 gigawatts of capacity through 2018,” said Research Director Feng Zhao.

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