News about wind energy
Apr 11, 2018 12:55 | Brussels, Belgium - The Dutch Government has awarded Vattenfall in a tender to develop the twin Hollandse Kust Zuid offshore wind farms. The two 350 MW wind farms, to be built by 2022, will be the world’s first to be built without public subsidy. read more...
Apr 11, 2018 12:32 | Hamburg, Germany – The wind turbine manufacturer Senvion has received Notice to Proceed for the first stage of the 429 megawatts Murra Warra wind farm near Horsham in Western Victoria in Australia. read more...
Apr 11, 2018 12:26 | Swindon, Wiltshire, UK - The 353 MW Galloper Offshore Wind Farm, has achieved full generation, on schedule and within budget, with all fifty-six turbines now generating home-grown renewable electricity. read more...
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Apr 20, 2018 | - Looft repowering project (16.5 MW) completed - Start of construction of the Gerdau-Schwienau repowering project (21.6 MW) - Further permits obtained Cuxhaven (renewablepress) - The companies of the PNE WIND Group are successful in the German wind energy market. The Looft repowering project in... read more...
Apr 18, 2018 | - Expansion of projects in France - Wind farm in Sweden is under construction Cuxhaven (renewablepress) - The PNE WIND Group, which is active internationally in the development of wind farms, made encouraging progress on projects in France and Sweden. While in France the St. Martin-L'Ars wind f... read more...
Apr 06, 2018 | Hamburg (renewablepress) - The Nordex Group has opened a plant in the North Brazilian state of Brazil Piaui for the production of concrete towers. The plant is to produce the 65 towers required for the “Lagoa do Barro” wind farm, which Nordex will be installing in the near future. It marks one o... 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.