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News about wind energy

Change in The Management Team: VSB Group Appoints Hartmut Lieder as CFO

Dec 09, 2022 09:41 | Dresden, Germany - The project developer, planner and operator of wind and photovoltaic parks VSB has a new Chief Financial Officer (CFO). read more...

Wind Energy: RWE Successful in California’s Floating Offshore Wind Auction

Dec 08, 2022 16:57 | Essen, Germany / San Francisco, USA - For a long time, the markets in European countries such as Denmark, Germany, the Netherlands and the UK were the cradle of offshore wind energy, but now the expansion is gaining momentum worldwide. This is also benefiting the energy company RWE, which has achieved an important auction success in the USA. read more...

Lightning Protection And Rotor Blade Inspection: Enertrag Betrieb Offers Drone Inspection in France By 2023

Dec 07, 2022 16:58 | Paris, France / Dauerthal - With the larger and taller wind turbines that are now being erected, the issue of lightning protection is of great importance. 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

VSB Group secures Hartmut Lieder as CFO

08 Dec 2022 | Dresden (renewablepress) - The project developer, planner and operator of wind farms and photovoltaic parks VSB has appointed the internationally experienced financial expert Hartmut Lieder to the company’s three-person management team. The businessman was appointed Chief Financial Officer (CFO) in ... read more...

Consistently on course for growth: Matthias Boll strengthens the management of wpd solar GmbH

07 Dec 2022 | Bremen (renewablepress) - wpd solar GmbH, a global developer and operator (IRPP) of solar parks, appoints Matthias Boll to the management board as of November 21, 2022. The project developer is thus taking account of its strong growth and focus on building up its own portfolio. Matthias Boll wil... read more...

Right in time for operators: ENERTRAG Operation offers drone inspection in France by 2023

05 Dec 2022 | Paris/Dauerthal (renewablepress) - What has been part of the standard repertoire of the inspection body of ENERTRAG Operation in Germany since this year and has been classified as a high-quality process by an independent body will also be offered as a service in France by 2023: Rotor blade inspectio... 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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