Installed capacity rose to 15.1 GW: Multiannual Energy Programme targets for 2018 met


As of 31 December 2018, installed wind power capacity in France stood at 15,108 MW, after 1,558 MW of new capacity was connected to the grid. Of this total, 1,024 MW was connected to the RTE network and 14,084 MW to the grids of Enedis, LDCs and EDF-SEI for Corsica. Installed capacity rose 11.2% over the year, and the 15,000 MW target set out for 2018 in the Multiannual Energy Programme was exceeded.

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Wind power output up for the year


Wind power production was 15.3% higher than in 2017. It was boosted by an increase in installed capacity and also by particularly favourable weather conditions.

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