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News about wind energy

Dong Energy Rounds 1,000 Offshore Wind Turbines

Oct 26, 2016 15:28 | Fredericia, Denmark – Dong Energy is the first company worldwide to have installed 1,000 offshore wind turbines. read more...

Vestas Receives Wind Farm Order in China

Oct 25, 2016 17:11 | Beijing – Danish wind turbine manufacturer Vestas has received an order for wind turbines placed by long-time customer CGN Wind Energy Limited for a project in southern China. read more...

IEA Raises Renewable Energy Growth Forecast

Oct 25, 2016 17:06 | Paris - The International Energy Agency (IEA) said that it was significantly increasing its five-year growth forecast for renewables thanks to strong policy support in key countries and sharp cost reductions. read more...

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Windenergy up to date in Europe

Satellitenbild Europa

Global wind power generation
[bn. kWh]
[bn. kWh]
World   700
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

Tail wind for Nordex in Germany

Oct 14, 2016 | Hamburg (renewablepress) - In September, Nordex was awarded six new contracts with a combined value of around EUR 64 million in its domestic market, bringing total new business in this region to over EUR 740 million in the year to date. Last month, Nordex customers ordered 17 multi-MW turbines. T... read more...

BayWa r.e. sells 30 MW wind farm in the UK

Oct 05, 2016 | Munich (renewablepress) - BayWa r.e. has sold its 29.7 MW Fraisthorpe wind farm, situated near Bridlington. The site has been acquired by funds managed by the UK investment fund manager Octopus Investments, one of the UK´s largest investors in renewable energy. This is the fifth successful wind farm... read more...

Concentrated Competence – wpd windmanager and BELFOR to develop integrated solution concept for average management

Oct 04, 2016 | Hamburg (renewablepress) - In the event of average to a wind turbine, every minute counts to minimize damages and ensuing costly endeavors. This will be ensured by the agreement that has been closed at the WindEnergy in Hamburg between wpd windmanager and BELFOR. If the 2wpd windmanager 24/7 control... read more...

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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 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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