Categories: Wind Energy

List of Wind Power Plants – Largest to Smallest

Below is a table of wind powered energy plants around the world. The table is listed from largest to smallest. In the right hand column you’ll see whether it’s an onshore plant or offshore.

Wind Power Plant Name Location Installed Capacity Type  
Gansu Jiuquan China 5,160 Onshore [1]
Inner Mongolia East China 4,211 Onshore [1]
Heibei China 4,160 Onshore [1]
Jilin China 3,915 Onshore [1]
Inner Mongolia West China 3,460 Onshore [1]
Jiangsu China 1,800 Onshore [1]
Alta Wind Energy Center USA 1,550 Onshore [2]
Jaisalmer Wind Park India 1064 Onshore [3]
Alta Wind Energy Center California, United States 1020 Onshore [4]
Roscoe Wind Farm USA 781.5 Onshore [5]
Horse Hollow Wind Energy Center USA 735.5 Onshore [5]
Capricorn Ridge Wind Farm USA 662.5 Onshore [5]
Fowler Ridge Wind Farm USA 599.8 Onshore [5]
Sweetwater Wind Farm USA 585.3 Onshore [5]
Buffalo Gap Wind Farm USA 523.3 Onshore [3]
Dabancheng Wind Farm China 500 Onshore [5]
Meadow Lake Wind Farm USA 500 Onshore [5]
Panther Creek Wind Farm USA 458 Onshore [5]
Walney Wind Farm United Kingdom 367.2 Offshore [6]
Whitelee Wind Farm Scotland 322 Onshore [9]
Thanet Offshore Wind Project United Kingdom 300 Offshore [7]
Fântânele-Cogealac Wind Farm Romaina 300 Onshore [5]
Hallett Group South Australia, Australia 298 Onshore [5]
Lake Bonney Wind Farm 1, 2 & 3 South Australia 278 Onshore [5]
Horns Rev II Denmark 209 Offshore [5]
Rødsand II Denmark 207 Offshore [5]
Melancthon EcoPower Centre Ontario, Canada 200 Onshore [10]
Wolfe Island Wind Project Ontario, Canada 197.8 Onshore [11]
Lynn and Inner Dowsing United Kingdom 194 Offshore [5]
Waubra Wind Farm Victoria, Australia 192 Onshore [5]
Prince Wind Energy Project Ontario, Canada 189 Onshore [12]
Enbridge Ontario Wind Farm Ontario, Canada 181   [5]
Robin Rigg (Solway Firth) United Kingdom 180 Offshore [5]
Gunfleet Sands United Kingdom 172 Offshore [5]
Nysted (Rødsand I) Denmark 166 Offshore [5]
Ormonde United Kingdom 150 Offshore [5]
Centennial Wind Power Facility Saskatchewan, Canada 149 Onshore [13]
Capital Wind Farm New South Wales, Australia 140.7 Onshore [8]
Woolnorth Wind Farm Tasmania, Australia 140   [5]
St. Joseph Wind Farm Manitoba, Canada 138   [5]
Portland Group Victoria, Australia 132 Onshore [5]
Jardin d’Eole Wind Farm Quebec, Canada 127   [5]
Bear Mountain Wind Park British Columbia, Canada 120   [5]
Port Alma Wind Farm Ontario, Canada 101   [5]
Chatham Wind Farm Ontario, Canada 101   [5]
Anse-à-Valleau Wind Farm Quebec, Canada 100   [5]
Caribou Wind Park New Brunswick, Canada 99   [5]
Erie Shores Wind Farm Ontario, Canada 99   [5]
St. Leon Wind Farm Manitoba, Canada 99   [5]
Kent Hills Wind Farm New Brunswick, Canada 96   [5]
Altamont Pass Wind Farm USA     [5]

 

 

Sources
[1] http://www.gwec.net/index.php?id=125
[2] http://www.oces.com/projects.html
[3] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_onshore_wind_farms
[4] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alta_Wind_Energy_Center
[5] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wind_farm
[6] http://www.dongenergy.com/walney/Pages/index.aspx
[7] http://www.vattenfall.co.uk/en/thanet-offshore-wind-farm.htm
[8] http://www.infigenenergy.com/rpv.html
[9] http://www.whiteleewindfarm.co.uk/about_windfarm?nav
[10] http://www.transalta.com/facilities/plants-operation/melancthon
[11] http://www.transalta.com/wolfeisland
[12] http://www.canwea.ca/images/uploads/File/Case_studies/CanWEA_Brookfield_EN.pdf
[13] http://www.canwea.ca/farms/wind-farms_e.php

This post was last modified on April 5, 2019 12:39 pm

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