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News about wind energy

Adwen and LM Wind Power Partner to Present the Longest Blade in the World

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...


Siemens and Gamesa to Merge Wind Businesses to Create a Leading Wind Power Player

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...


Saudi Aramco and GE Partner to Install Saudi Arabia’s First Wind Turbine

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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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    88    57
Spain      48

Last Update: 02.05.2016

Data: IWR, BMWi, GWEC, IRENA, EIA ©IWR, 2016

 



Press Releases

Ever higher for greater yields: Nordex installing the world’s tallest wind turbine

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...


Fewer turbines, greater output: Nordex to repower the Altenbruch wind farm

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...


Nordex secures experienced wind manager as its new CFO

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...



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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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