Wind Energy FAQs: Danish wind use – 2001 to 2017

Danish Electricity from On- and Off-shore Wind

The amount of electricity generated by wind (as a percent of total consumption) has been steadily increased from a low of 12.3% in 2001 to a high of 43.6% in 2017.

To illustrate how this compares with other countries, we’ve included below a country comparison from the 2018 BP Statistical Review of World Energy.

A couple of health warnings: the first is that the information includes solar. The second is that it shows electricity as a percentage of total consumption whereas the previous graph showed electricity from wind as a percentage of total domestic generation.  Nonetheless, you get the point..

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