List of Wind Power Plants - Largest to Smallest

Wind Power
By expgreen

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 NameLocationInstalled CapacityType 
Gansu JiuquanChina5,160Onshore[1]
Inner Mongolia EastChina4,211Onshore[1]
HeibeiChina4,160Onshore[1]
JilinChina3,915Onshore[1]
Inner Mongolia WestChina3,460Onshore[1]
JiangsuChina1,800Onshore[1]
Alta Wind Energy CenterUSA1,550Onshore[2]
Jaisalmer Wind ParkIndia1064Onshore[3]
Alta Wind Energy CenterCalifornia, United States1020Onshore[4]
Roscoe Wind FarmUSA781.5Onshore[5]
Horse Hollow Wind Energy CenterUSA735.5Onshore[5]
Capricorn Ridge Wind FarmUSA662.5Onshore[5]
Fowler Ridge Wind FarmUSA599.8Onshore[5]
Sweetwater Wind FarmUSA585.3Onshore[5]
Buffalo Gap Wind FarmUSA523.3Onshore[3]
Dabancheng Wind FarmChina500Onshore[5]
Meadow Lake Wind FarmUSA500Onshore[5]
Panther Creek Wind FarmUSA458Onshore[5]
Walney Wind FarmUnited Kingdom367.2Offshore[6]
Whitelee Wind FarmScotland322Onshore[9]
Thanet Offshore Wind ProjectUnited Kingdom300Offshore[7]
Fântânele-Cogealac Wind FarmRomaina300Onshore[5]
Hallett GroupSouth Australia, Australia298Onshore[5]
Lake Bonney Wind Farm 1, 2 & 3South Australia278Onshore[5]
Horns Rev IIDenmark209Offshore[5]
Rødsand IIDenmark207Offshore[5]
Melancthon EcoPower CentreOntario, Canada200Onshore[10]
Wolfe Island Wind ProjectOntario, Canada197.8Onshore[11]
Lynn and Inner DowsingUnited Kingdom194Offshore[5]
Waubra Wind FarmVictoria, Australia192Onshore[5]
Prince Wind Energy ProjectOntario, Canada189Onshore[12]
Enbridge Ontario Wind FarmOntario, Canada181 [5]
Robin Rigg (Solway Firth)United Kingdom180Offshore[5]
Gunfleet SandsUnited Kingdom172Offshore[5]
Nysted (Rødsand I)Denmark166Offshore[5]
OrmondeUnited Kingdom150Offshore[5]
Centennial Wind Power FacilitySaskatchewan, Canada149Onshore[13]
Capital Wind FarmNew South Wales, Australia140.7Onshore[8]
Woolnorth Wind FarmTasmania, Australia140 [5]
St. Joseph Wind FarmManitoba, Canada138 [5]
Portland GroupVictoria, Australia132Onshore[5]
Jardin d'Eole Wind FarmQuebec, Canada127 [5]
Bear Mountain Wind ParkBritish Columbia, Canada120 [5]
Port Alma Wind FarmOntario, Canada101 [5]
Chatham Wind FarmOntario, Canada101 [5]
Anse-à-Valleau Wind FarmQuebec, Canada100 [5]
Caribou Wind ParkNew Brunswick, Canada99 [5]
Erie Shores Wind FarmOntario, Canada99 [5]
St. Leon Wind FarmManitoba, Canada99 [5]
Kent Hills Wind FarmNew Brunswick, Canada96 [5]
Altamont Pass Wind FarmUSA  [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

First published May 19, 2012
Last updated April 5, 2019

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