Global wind energy capacity soars by a fifth to 238GW

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Global Wind Energy Council confirms another year of rapid growth for booming renewables industry

The wind energy sector installed more than 41 gigawatts (GW) of new capacity last year, according to new figures released today that show 75 countries now boast wind power as part of their energy mix....

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