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News about wind energy

German banks finance Enercon wind farm in Uruguay

Aug 29, 2016 14:27 | Frankfurt - KfW IPEX-Bank and Helaba support the expansion of renewable energies in Uruguay with a loan of USD 160.3 million. read more...

Vestas Announces Share Buy-Back Programme

Aug 19, 2016 22:02 | Aarhus‎ - The Board of Directors of Vestas Wind Systems A/S has decided to initiate a share buy-back programme of up to DKK 2,984 million (approximately EUR 400 million) to be executed during the period 18 August 2016 to 30 December 2016. read more...

Vestas Receives 278 MW Order in The United States from E.ON

Aug 11, 2016 09:17 | Aarhus, Denmark - Vestas has received a firm and unconditional order from E.ON for 139 V110-2.0 MW wind turbines. 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

Nordex Group confirms negotiations with Acciona Energia in Chile

Aug 26, 2016 | Hamburg (renewablepress) - The Nordex Group has confirmed that negotiations are currently being held with its partner Acciona Energia regarding a 183 MW wind farm in Chile. In the latest round of tenders on the Chilean energy market Acciona Energia - a close partner of the manufacturer - has bee... read more...

M.O.E. stands for Quality – now also as ISO 17025-Test Lab

Aug 22, 2016 | Itzehoe (renewablepress) - German Accreditation body (DAkkS) has accredited M.O.E. GmbH as test laboratory for measurements at wind turbines according to DIN EN ISO/IEC 17025:2005. The scope comprises load measurements, performance measurements and acoustic measurements according to all relevant nat... read more...

Further extension for “Kivivaara”: Nordex rounds off the project at 90 MW

Aug 08, 2016 | Taaleri orders eleven additional N131/3000 turbines Hamburg (renewablepress) - Good start to the third quarter for Northern Europe in Finland: The Nordex group has received a further call-off from its frame agreement with the Finnish asset management company, Taaleri. For the wind farm “Kivivaara... 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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