News about wind energy
Jun 21, 2016 09:32 | Bremerhaven, Germany - Adwen and LM Wind Power have partnered to take a large step forward towards lowering the cost of energy in offshore, putting their respective technology expertise together to present the longest blade in the world. read more...
Jun 17, 2016 15:05 | Madrid, Spain - Siemens and Gamesa have signed binding agreements to merge Siemens' wind power business, including wind services, with Gamesa to create a leading global wind power player. Siemens will receive newly issued shares of the combined company and will hold 59 percent of the share capital while Gamesa's existing shareholders will hold 41 percent. read more...
Jun 17, 2016 13:08 | Riyadh, Saudi Arabia - Saudi Aramco and GE are partnering to install Saudi Arabia’s first wind turbine at the Turaif Bulk Plant, located in the north-west of the Kingdom. read more...
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Jun 28, 2016 | • Total height of just under 230 metres • Global premiere for 164-metre hybrid tower Hamburg (renewablepress) - Nordex has installed the world’s tallest wind turbine to date in Hausbay in the German state of Rhineland-Palatinate. With a hub height of 164 metres and a rotor length of 65.5 metres,... read more...
Jun 27, 2016 | Hamburg (renewablepress) - Nordex will be replacing 16 legacy N60/1300 wind turbines with nine modern N117/3000 ones for PNE Wind AG by the end of 2016. Located near Cuxhaven in Germany, the Altenbruch I wind farm will be undergoing what in Germany is seen as a business model offering considerable p... read more...
Jun 02, 2016 | Hamburg (renewablepress) - Christoph Burkhard (52) will join Nordex SE’s Management Board on 1 September 2016 to become the company´s new Chief Financial Officer. Christoph Burkhard is an experienced financial manager with a long track-record in the wind power industry, most recently as Chief Financ... read more...
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.