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News about wind energy

RENAC Expands Online Courses in the Field of RE and Energy Efficiency

Apr 03, 2020 13:08 | Berlin, Germany - In recent years, the Berlin-based Renewables Academy AG (RENAC) has continuously developed into one of the leading international course providers for sustainable energy supply in the field of "Digital Learning". With the start of the new semester in April, the range of online courses in the fields of renewable energies and energy efficiency has been significantly expanded once again. read more...

Agreement: Notus Energy Plans Big Wind Farms in the Ukraine

Apr 03, 2020 12:00 | Potsdam, Germany - The Potsdam-based Notus energy Group and representatives of the Odessa regional administration on 4 March 2020 signed a "Memorandum of Understanding" for the development of three wind farms near Odessa. read more...

Fault in the Medium-voltage Network: Delta Completes the World's Most Powerful Test System

Mar 27, 2020 10:10 | Wilhelmshaven, Germany - In order to avoid a widespread loss of generation capacity in the manner of a domino effect, decentralized generation plants must also have a minimum tolerance for short-term voltage changes, e.g. due to short circuits or lightning strikes. The voltage tests can be carried out with the help of appropriate test equipment. 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    79    57
Spain      48

Last Update: 05.12.2016

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


Press releases

The Nordex Group achieves order intake of more than 1.6 GW in the first quarter of 2020

03 Apr 2020 | - 85 per cent of the megawatt sold are from the Delta4000 series - 93 turbines from the new 5MW+ class sold Hamburg (renewablepress) - The Nordex Group has closed the first quarter of 2020 with an order intake of 1.644 GW, increasing the volume of firm orders in a year-on-year comparison by ... read more...

The Nordex Group: Onshore turbine with largest rotor diameter installed in the Netherlands

02 Apr 2020 | Hamburg (renewablepress) - Despite the coronavirus crisis and whilst taking all possible precautionary measures, the Nordex Group installed the first of two N149/4.0-4.5 turbines in the Netherlands at the end of March as part of the Heibloem wind farm, with this turbine boasting the largest onshore ... read more...

innogy enters Taiwan’s offshore wind market through strategic local partnership

02 Apr 2020 | - Agreement signed with Asia Cement Corporation to further develop up to 448MW Chu Feng offshore wind project Essen / Taipei (renewablepress) - innogy, one of Europe’s leading energy companies, has partnered with Asia Cement Corporation to continue the development of a major offshore wind proje... 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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