UPDATED APRIL 22, 2015
The report from which this graphic was obtained is Here .
UPDATE: 2015 Cumulative Wind Installations
Wind capacity has risen by nearly 100 fold in the last 20 years. If we see 1 / 10th of that over the next 20 years, wind will be providing about 30% of the world’s electricity needs. The graphic comes from this report.
By 2017 Deutsche Bank projects 50 GW of solar in the US alone:
See also Renewable Energy Cost Curves –
Interactive Graphics on Wind Energy growth –
EIA Graphing tool with link to US windpower growth .
Article showing how poor a job IEA has done at projecting renewables growth . In my experience EIA does a very poor job as well but have not been able to find graphs to show it like this article does for IEA.
PV, Wind, Cumulative Capacity, Capacity