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News about wind energy

LM Wind Power Acquires WMC Wind Turbine Blade Test Center in Wieringerwerf

Jul 18, 2018 15:52 | Kolding, Denmark - LM Wind Power, a GE Renewable Energy Business, announced the planned acquisition of the WMC test facilities in Wieringerwerf, Netherlands. The transaction is expected to close within a few weeks' time subject to certain pre-completion conditions. read more...


Ørsted orders 165 Siemens Gamesa Turbines for Hornsea Two Wind Power Plant

Jul 12, 2018 17:17 | Zamudio, Spain - With the official signing of the wind turbine order with Siemens Gamesa the developer and operator Ørsted has kicked off the largest offshore wind project to date. Once commissioned in early 2022 Hornsea Two will provide clean energy for approximately 1.3 million British households. read more...


Siemens Gamesa to Install Two Large Onshore Wind Farm Projects in South Africa

Jul 12, 2018 16:39 | Zamudio, Spain - Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) will supply two wind farms in South Africa including 109 units of onshore wind turbines. The SWT-2.3-108 turbine will each feature a rated capacity of 2.3 MW and a 108 meters diameter rotor. 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 passing the 1,000 MW milestone in Ireland

Jul 20, 2018 | Hamburg (renewablepress) - In June 2018, the Nordex Group received another order from Ireland, bringing the total volume awarded in that country to the significant one gigawatt mark. With a market share of more than 30%, the Group had already underscored its strong position in the region in the prev... read more...


wpd windmanager Expands Cooperation With CEZ

Jul 19, 2018 | - Operating manager wins contract for wind farm Lettweiler Höhe/Rehborn Bremen (renewablepress) - Last year CEZ acquired, amongst others, the already up and running wind farm Lettweiler Höhe/Rehborn. About one year after the purchase the largest utility in the Czech Republic commissions wpd windm... read more...


Nordex Group’s order intake reached nearly 1.1 gigawatt in the second quarter

Jul 12, 2018 | - Global footprint pays off Hamburg (renewablepress) - The Nordex Group recorded order intake of 1,089.8 megawatts in the second quarter of 2018 (previous year: 565.5 MW), thus continuing the performance seen at the first quarter of the year when new business exceeded one gigawatt. At the end of ... 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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