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News about wind energy

Vestas Leads 2018 Ranking of Wind Turbine Manufacturers

Feb 21, 2019 16:07 | London, UK - Developers commissioned a little over 45 GW of onshore wind turbines globally in 2018 compared with 47 GW a year earlier. Just four manufacturers accounted for more than half, or 57 percent, of the machines deployed: Denmark’s Vestas, China’s Goldwind, GE Renewable Energy of the U.S. and Spain’s Siemens Gamesa. read more...


KNOC and Equinor Sign MOU for Commercial Floating Wind Farm

Feb 20, 2019 10:33 | Stavanger, Norway - Korea National Oil Corporation (KNOC) and Equinor ASA have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to jointly explore the opportunities to develop commercial floating offshore wind in South Korea. read more...


Shell, Innogy and Stiesdal are Testing New Foundations for Offshore Wind Turbines

Feb 15, 2019 08:26 | Essen, Germany – Offshore Wind Energy offers huge potential for power generation along the coasts. Because of the prevailing water depths, the conventional foundation technology is reaching its limits. Floating foundations are an alternative approach. 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    79    57
Spain      48

Last Update: 05.12.2016

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

 



Press Releases

Nordex Group: Preliminary figures for 2018 confirm guidance

Feb 21, 2019 | - Consolidated sales of EUR 2.46 billion reached - EBITDA margin of 4.1 percent - Working capital ratio improves significantly year-on-year from 5.3 percent to minus 3.8 percent - Order intake in 2018 increased by 73 percent to 4.75 GW Hamburg (renewablepress) - The Nordex Group (ISIN:... read more...


Nordex Group enters Ukraine market with a 133 MW order

Feb 13, 2019 | Hamburg (renewablepress) - The Nordex Group has succeeded in entering the Ukrainian market with a major order for 133 MW. By the end of this year, the manufacturer will install 34 turbines from the N131/3900 series for the construction of the first phase of the "Syvash" wind farm. According to plans... read more...


The Nordex Group will also produce rotor blades in Mexico

Feb 12, 2019 | Hamburg (renewablepress) - The Nordex Group will in future also produce its own rotor blades in Mexico. To this end, the company will set up a production facility in Matamoros, in the state of Tamaulipas. Moving forward, rotor blades totalling more than 1GW capacity per year will be produced the... 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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