How many wind turbines are there in the world?

At the end of 2012 there were 225,000 turbines spinning inin 79 countries worldwide.
As technology progresses, turbines are becoming bigger and more efficient. The same amount of energy can be generated with fewer machines.

There is currently 21.7 MW of wind power capacity installed per 1,000 km of land area in the EU, with the highest densities in Denmark and Germany.