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News about wind energy

Enertrag On Track in Project Development - New Office Opens in Kiel

Jul 17, 2024 16:48 | Dauerthal, Germany - The German government is pursuing ambitious expansion targets for renewable energies and has therefore significantly improved the framework conditions for the expansion of renewable energies in Germany. read more...

RWE Receives License For up to 2 GW Offshore Wind Power Capacity in Australia

Jul 17, 2024 14:54 | Essen, Germany - The energy group RWE is entering the Australian offshore wind market. The company has secured the first offshore wind project in Australia with a capacity of up to 2 GW (2,000 MW). read more...

New Flagship: Nordex Installs The World's First N175/6.X Turbine in Germany

Jul 17, 2024 09:02 | Hamburg, Germany - The trend towards ever more powerful wind turbines continues unabated. Wind turbine manufacturer Nordex has now installed its latest turbine model in Germany. The turbine is located in the Janneby community wind farm in Schleswig-Holstein. 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

Changes to the Supervisory Board and Management Board of PNE Group

19 Jul 2024 | • Reorganisation following the departure of CEO Markus Lesser, who will leave the company on 31 July 2024 • Current Chairman of the Supervisory Board Per Hornung Pedersen becomes interim CEO and resigns from the Supervisory Board • The search for a new CEO is in an advanced stage • Roland Stanze ... read more...

Qualitas Energy wins tender, orders Nordex turbines for 39.9 MW wind farm in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, Germany

19 Jul 2024 | • Qualitas Energy wins the Federal Network Agency (BNetzA) tender for 39.9 MW greenfield project in Dalkendorf, Rostock district • An order has been placed for the delivery of seven Nordex N149 turbines, each with a capacity of 5.7 MW • Qualitas Energy is committing €1.2 billion to expand its pro... read more...

PNE Group put two further wind farms in operation in the second quarter of 2024 and expands own generation portfolio

19 Jul 2024 | • A further seven wind power turbines with a nominal capacity of 42.6 MW connected to the grid • PNE Group expands its own operations portfolio to around 412 MW Cuxhaven (renewablepress) - With the commissioning of two wind farms in Hesse, the PNE Group is further expanding its own operations ... 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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