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News about wind energy

Change: Christian Hürlimann Becomes Renewables CEO at MET Group

May 12, 2021 15:14 | Zug/Switzerland – With in Christian Hürlimann, MET Group has a new Renewables Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective May 1, 2021. Hürlimann will be responsible for the expansion, integration and management of MET's renewable energy portfolio. read more...

Robur Wind and Käufer Start Wind Energy Cooperation in Latin America

May 12, 2021 08:36 | Bremen, Germany - The wind energy market in Latin America is developing dynamically. With around 2,300 MW of new wind capacity, Brazil will rank third worldwide behind China and the USA in 2020. The growing importance also makes the Latin American market increasingly lucrative in the service and maintenance sector. read more...

Expansion Planned: Windguard Certification Celebrates 10th Anniversary

May 06, 2021 08:13 | Varel, Germany - Windguard Certification GmbH has reason to celebrate. Since its foundation 10 years ago, the certification service provider for renewable energies has continuously expanded its service portfolio. 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

Nordex Group starts 2021 with quarterly sales of EUR 1.25 billion

11 May 2021 | • Installations rise to 1.4 GW despite pandemic • EBITDA margin at 0.8 percent as expected • Solid order intake at 1.25 GW • Nordex stock included in MDAX index • Guidance for 2021 confirmed Hamburg (renewablepress) - The Nordex Group (ISIN: DE000A0D6554) today reported results for the firs... read more...

ROBUR WIND and Käufer Befahrtechnik sign a cooperation agreement for the sale and service of Käufer platforms in LATAM

10 May 2021 | Bremen (renewablepress) - ROBUR WIND and Gebr. Käufer GmbH have signed a cooperation agreement to work together in the areas of sales and service of Käufer rotor blades and tower access systems. The cooperation covers the region Latin America. "ROBUR WIND's many years of experience in blade repa... read more...

New Windpulse release - Inspection tool for wind turbines with new functions

07 May 2021 | - The Windpulse update offers plant managers, operators, service providers, and surveyors more demand-driven documentation and enables even leaner maintenance processes - Detailed outline of components and defect database lay the foundation for the digital lifecycle file and offer maximum security ... 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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