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News about wind energy

Siemens to supply wind turbines and grid connection for Scottish offshore project

May 24, 2016 17:00 | Hamburg - Siemens has received a further order for an offshore wind power plant from Scotland. read more...


Wind energy overtakes nuclear energy in Germany for the first time ever

May 20, 2016 18:42 | Muenster, Germany - In 2016, the generation of electricity in Germany from onshore and offshore wind turbines will overtake that from nuclear power plants. This is revealed by an initial extrapolation from current data carried out by IWR, a renewable energy institute. read more...


Ban Ki-moon appoints Patricia Espinosa Cantellano executive secretary of UNFCCC

May 20, 2016 15:12 | New York / Bonn - United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon appointed Patricia Espinosa Cantellano of Mexico as Executive Secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. read more...



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Windenergy up to date in Europe

Satellitenbild Europa

Global wind power generation
 2015
[bn. kWh]
2014
[bn. kWh]
     
World   700
Europe    
USA 191  182
China     154
Germany    88    57
Spain      48

Last Update: 02.05.2016

Data: IWR, BMWi, GWEC, IRENA, EIA ©IWR, 2016

 



Press Releases

Quarterly statement: Nordex SE with improved profitability and earnings

May 23, 2016 | - Increase in gross margin to 25.1% - EBITDA up by just under 57% to over EUR 59 million - Consolidated net profit of EUR 25.5 million Hamburg (renewablepress) - Underpinned by a significant increase in production and installation figures, Nordex SE (ISIN: DE000A0D6554) entered 2016 with strong... read more...


Nordex to install 32,5 MW wind farm in France

May 19, 2016 | Hamburg (renewablepress) - Nordex has obtained a new project order in France for 13 N100/2500 turbines. Nordex will supply and install the turbines for the wind farm “Eplessier” owned by one of the funds TTR Energy manages. The company was also involved in this project to support the three sharehold... read more...


Power: Wind energy overtakes nuclear energy in Germany for the first time ever

May 19, 2016 | Münster (renewablepress) - In 2016, the generation of electricity in Germany from onshore and offshore wind turbines will overtake that from nuclear power plants. This is revealed by an initial extrapolation from current data carried out by IWR, a renewable energy institute. The reasons for this... read more...



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About Windindustry.com

The wind energy sector is currently the most well-developed area of industry in the renewable energy sector around the world. Over the past 30 years, an efficient wind energy sector has developed due to the development of research and funding programmes in many countries. With its entry into the offshore wind energy market, what was previously a niche market has now become a global market with major prospects for exports and increasingly powerful wind turbines.

The website www.windindustry.com offers an introduction to companies and stakeholders from the wind energy sector, and to their offerings, products and range of services. In addition to industry stakeholders, a branch of research into wind energy has developed steadily with the establishment of research facilities around the world. Universities and educational institutions are offering new or expanded options for education and training in the domain of wind energy.

The stock index RENIXX World (Renewable Energy Industrial Index), which comprises the world’s 30 largest companies listed on the stock exchange, reflects the global market development of the renewable energy industry and specifically the wind energy sector. The calendar of events gives details of important trade fairs, events, seminars and conferences relating to wind power. Wind Jobs opportunities around the world are advertised on the Job Portal.


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    Adwen GmbH

    Adwen is a 50/50 joint venture between AREVA and GAMESA, two global energy leaders.With a 2.8-GW pipeline, 5 MW and 8 MW turbines, and extensive capabilities in offshore wind, Adwen aims to achieve a 20% market share in Europe by 2020. The joint-venture is responsible for the design, manufacturing, installation, commissioning and services of offshore wind turbines. Read More
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    PNE Wind AG

    With its headquarters in Cuxhaven, the PNE WIND Group plans and realises wind farm projects on land and on the high seas. In doing so, its core competence lies in the development, planning, financing, operation, sales and service of wind farms. To date, the PNE Wind Group has already developed wind farms with a total nominal output amounting to more than 2,000 MW. Read More
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    wpd AG

    wpd is a developer and operator of wind farms both onshore and offshore, acting worldwide. Over the last 20 years, wpd has installed 1,900 wind turbines with a total of 3,600 MW. Currently 1,200 MW are held as assets. A group staff of 1,500 is committed to wind energy in 18 countries. Internationally, wpd is planning projects in the scope of 6,700 MW onshore and 8,000 MW offshore. Read More
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