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News about wind energy

Repowering: Qualitas Acquires 36 MW Wind Energy Project in Brandenburg

Jun 17, 2024 11:13 | Berlin, Germany - Qualitas Energy has announced the successful acquisition of a repowering project with a potential of 36 MW in Brandenburg. The park with its Enercon wind turbines has been in operation since 1999. read more...

Sales Increase by 16 Percent in 2023: Energiequelle Continues to Grow

Jun 17, 2024 11:02 | Kallinchen, Germany - The international project developer and operator Energiequelle closed the 2023 financial year with sales of just under EUR 247 million (2023: EUR 213 million). This represents an increase of 16 per cent. read more...

660 MW Wind Power Capacity: RWE Awards Vestas a Firm Contract For The Offshore Wind Project Nordseecluster A in Germany

Jun 14, 2024 13:08 | Aarhus, Denmark - The Danish wind turbine manufacturer Vestas has received a firm order to supply offshore wind turbines for RWE's Nordseecluster A project. 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 exceeds 5 GW threshold for installations in the Nordics

13 Jun 2024 | Hamburg (renewablepress) - With the installation of a N163/5.X turbine at the Kalistanneva wind farm in Finland, the Nordex Group has now exceeded the 5 GW threshold of installed capacity in the Nordic region. A total of 1,234 turbines "Made by Nordex" are currently in operation in Denmark, Finland,... read more...

Qualitas Energy accelerates the energy transition with the acquisition of a 36 MW wind energy project in Brandenburg, Germany

11 Jun 2024 | • The wind farm will be repowered to reach a final installed capacity of 36 MW • Partnership-based cooperation with local residents and communities creates a strong foundation for sustainable and long-term successful energy projects • The environmentally friendly wind energy generated at the Brand... read more...

SIG secures debt facility for 2 GWp Solar PV pipeline in Poland

11 Jun 2024 | Frankfurt am Main (renewablepress) - Sun Investment Group (“SIG”), a vertically integrated European renewable energy group, has successfully secured a debt facility to support its pipeline of mid to late-stage solar PV projects in Poland with a total capacity of 1,970 MWp. The facility was entirely ... 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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