- Published: 15 December 2006 15 December 2006
Led by wind markets in India and China, Asia Pacific is emerging as global wind power's new frontier, with the region expected to add over 46,000MW of wind power over the next decade, according to a recently released market study from Emerging Energy Research (EER).
The region's market leaders China and India are expected to add over 36,000MW between them by 2015. Together they will represent over 80 per cent of the Asian wind market during the period, according to EER's new study, Asia Pacific Wind Power Markets and Strategies 2006-2015. Japan and Australia will each add between 100 and 300MW per year followed by less-developed markets in South Korea, New Zealand, Taiwan, Pakistan and the Philippines.