The Spanish wind power industry is on a roll. From just over 200 MW in 1997, the Spanish market has been steadily growing at annual rates of more than 30 percent. Last year Spain reached a record level of 2,065 MW installed, a 33 percent increase on 2003, taking the total to 8,263 MW. For the first time, this yearly growth in the Spain just barely outpaced Germany's current yearly growth.

"To dismiss wind energy as an expensive, niche green luxury, as many do, is to ignore what has happened in Spain, the world's number one wind market" - Corin Millais, CEO of the European Wind Energy Association