Greece records second best year in wind power installations in 2016

Posted on January 16, 2017, 12:58 pm
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Greece recorded the second best annual performance after the 2011 record in 2016 with new wind power unit installation with a power of 238.55 MW, the Greek Wind Power Energy Association (ELETAEN) said in a report.

The report said that total wind power in Greece was 2,374.3 MW at the end of 2016, up 11.2 pct compared with 2015. This power is distributed as follows: to non-connected islands 321.2 MW and to the connected system 2,053.1 MW.

Central Greece remained at the top of wind power installation (736.7 MW or 31 pct of total power), followed by the Peloponese (453.9 MW or 19.1 pct) and Eastern Macedonia-Thrace (298.65 MW or 12.6 pct).

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