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News about wind energy

Sensitive Data: Windpunx Meets The Latest Security Standards

Mar 01, 2024 08:07 | Berlin, Germany - Windpunx GmbH & Co. KG has met the criteria for information security and received the ISO 27001 certificate. "This means that we are now officially operating at the highest level of information security," explains Marco Rindler, Managing Director. read more...

Wind Service: TÜV Nord Validates Deutsche Windtechnik AG Drone System

Feb 29, 2024 11:57 | Bremen, Germany - The inspection of rotor blades and lightning protection systems on wind turbines using drones has rapidly gained in importance. The process not only saves costs, it can also significantly reduce the downtime of wind turbines. read more...

Turnaround: Nordex in The Black

Feb 29, 2024 11:28 | Hamburg, Germany - Hamburg-based wind turbine manufacturer Nordex has reached operating break-even in the 2023 financial year. Nordex is optimistic about 2024 and expects a further increase in sales and earnings. 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 increases consolidated sales in 2023 to EUR 6.5 billion and achieves positive operating result

29 Feb 2024 | • Installations increased by 39 percent to 7.3 GW • 2023 EBITDA margin reaches break-even • Full year free cash flow turns positive with year-end cash level of EUR 926 million • Financial structure strengthened • Working capital ratio of minus 11.5 percent achieved • Order backlog grows to a... read more...

Tested and certified: WINDPUNX receives ISO 27001 and ISO 9001 certificates

28 Feb 2024 | Berlin (renewablepress) - "We at WINDPUNX have something to celebrate! Now that the ISO 9001 (quality management) certificate has become routine for us, we have also received the ISO 27001 stamp. This means that we are now officially operating at the highest level of information security," comments ... read more...

Independently confirmed for the first time: TÜV NORD declares that the drone system used by the Deutsche Windtechnik Inspection Body is a valid solution for inspecting rotor blades and lightning protection systems

28 Feb 2024 | Bremen (renewablepress) - The multi-stage drone system developed by the Deutsche Windtechnik Inspection Body for inspecting rotor blades and lightning protection systems has successfully passed validation. This is the conclusion reached by TÜV NORD during a conformity assessment that it carried out ... 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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