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News about wind energy

Take Over: Reetec Becomes Part of Robur Wind GmbH

Jul 13, 2020 17:28 | Munich, Germany - Robur Wind GmbH further strengthens its portfolio in the wind energy sector and has taken over Reetec GmbH with effect from 01.07.2020. The location of Reetec GmbH in Bremen is to be retained. read more...

Nordex Group Obtains Major Order for 312 MW from Spain

Jul 10, 2020 13:25 | Hamurg, Germany - End of June, the Nordex Group has obtained a large order from Spain: the Group will supply and install N149/4.0-4.5 turbines in the 4.8 MW operating mode for the 312 MW "Gecama" wind farm. read more...

WPD Successful With PPAs in Finland, Spain and Poland - Turbine Supply Contract for French Wind Trender Project Concluded

Jul 07, 2020 12:24 | Bremen, Germany - The Bremen-based developer and operator of on- and offshore wind farms and solar parks can report further successes with wind energy projects based on power purchase agreements (PPAs) in Finland, Spain and Poland. In France Wpd concludes supply contract for wind turbines in the onshore project Auzay. 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

Better use of the digital data potential of wind turbines with WiPPeX

15 Jul 2020 | • Optimisation of operating results of wind power plants by specific evaluation of plant data • New database WiPPeX (Wind Power Performance Data Exchange) from VGB PowerTech provides comparative data - 50,000 data sets per plant and year • Benchmarks for the wind power plant operator individua... read more...

VSB Group places order with the Nordex Group for 40 MW in Finland

14 Jul 2020 | • Wind farm to be equipped with seven Nordex N163/5.X turbines • First Finnish wind farm of the VSB Group Hamburg (renewablepress) - The German project developer VSB has commissioned the Nordex Group to equip its first Finnish wind farm, named "Juurakko", with the manufacturer’s latest 5 MW... read more...

Start of construction for Finnish wind farm Konttisuo

13 Jul 2020 | - Energiequelle GmbH to install seven Nordex N149/4.0-4.5 turbines in Finland Helsinki/Konttisuo (renewablepress) - Construction works on Energiequelle GmbH's second project in Finland will commence this week. The Konttisuo wind farm, which is being built 20 kilometers south-east of the municip... 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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