China topped Japan in generating wind power in 2005, with China’s capacity increasing 65 percent from the previous year to 1,260 megawatts, the Global Wind Energy Council said in a recent report.

Japan’s capacity came to 1,231 megawatts in 2005, up 32 percent from 936 megawatts the previous year. China’s capacity totaled 764 megawatts in 2004.

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