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News about wind energy

Brazil Launches Expansion of Offshore Wind Energy

Apr 10, 2024 09:10 | Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - With its gigantic coastline, Brazil has huge potential for the expansion of offshore wind energy. However, offshore wind energy in the South American country is currently still in the initialization phase. This could change quickly in the near future with the signing of a memorandum of understanding. read more...

African Wind Market: Nordex Receives Another Major Order From South Africa - Share Price Climbs

Apr 09, 2024 13:14 | Hamburg, Germany - Nordex has secured a further major order from South Africa. The customer is EDF Renewables (South Africa), a subsidiary of EDF Renouveables and Electricité de France (EDF). read more...

Offshore Wind Market Poland: Pge And Ørsted Award Contract For Transportation And Installation of Substations For Baltica 2 Offshore Wind Farm

Apr 04, 2024 17:16 | Warsaw, Poland - The Polish PGE Group and the Danish energy group Ørsted have awarded Seaway 7 the contract for the transportation and installation of substations for the Baltica 2 offshore wind farm project in the Baltic Sea. Seaway 7 will transport and install a total of four offshore substations at the wind farm site. 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 receives 80 MW order from Borusan EnBW Enerji in Türkiye

15 Apr 2024 | • Follow-up order after 36 MW in December 2023 Hamburg (renewablepress) - At the end of March, the Nordex Group received an order to supply 14 N163/5.X turbines from Borusan EnBW Enerji, a leading developer and operator of wind energy projects in Türkiye. The Delta4000 series turbines are proje... read more...

PNE sells 240 MW photovoltaic project to NOA Group in South Africa

10 Apr 2024 | • Project is being developed in a province characterised by strong mining and agriculture sectors • PNE Pipeline comprises around 4 GW/GWp in South Africa Cuxhaven (renewablepress) - PNE AG is once again internationally successful. In South Africa, the company sold a photovoltaic project with ... read more...

Nordex Group receives orders for 295 MW from EDF Renewables in South Africa

09 Apr 2024 | Hamburg (renewablepress) - End of March, EDF Renewables (South Africa) a subsidiary of EDF Renouveables and Electricité de France (EDF), placed orders with the Nordex Group for two wind energy projects in South Africa. The Korosun 2 cluster, consisting of the Umsobomvu and Hartebeesthoek project... 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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