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potential," Benoit adds. Canada's current capacity is 200 mega- I 1754 watts. Germany, with 8,750 megawatts, leads the world in 8oo wind development, followed by the U.S. (4,300 megawatts), Hudson Spain (3,300), and Denmark soo (2,500). To boost production, 0 the Canadian government plans P 400 by 2005 to buy 20 percent of 300oo the electricity for its facilities from renewable sources. Most 200 of this power is expected to 0 come from wind.