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China's installed wind power capacity tops world

Updated: 2011-01-17 16:37

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China became the country with the world's largest installed wind power capacity at the end of 2010, Guangzhou Daily reported Monday, citing information from the China Association of Resource Comprehensive Utilization.

The country's total installed wind power capacity exceeded 41.8 million kilowatts in 2010 with about 16 million kilowatts of new turbines installed last year, the report said.

The previous nation with the highest installed capacity was the United States, it said.


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