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News about wind energy

PPA Cooperation: UKA to Build 120 MW Wind Farm For Mercedes Benz at Test Site in Papenburg

May 25, 2023 12:15 | Meissen, Papenburg / Germany - Mercedes-Benz is also focusing on the expansion of wind energy in the expansion of its green power portfolio. read more...

Ørsted Builds Flagship ONE: Sweden to Build Europe's Largest Marine E-methanol Plant

May 24, 2023 17:39 | Örnsköldsvik, Sweden - Sweden aims to become the future key market for the production and use of e-methanol in shipping. Sweden offers good site conditions. read more...

Transaction: OX2 Sells Stake in Finnish Offshore Wind Farms to Ingka Investments

May 16, 2023 11:04 | Stockholm, Sweden - Swedish project developer OX2 has agreed with Ingka Investments, the investment company of IKEA's largest retail group Ingka, to sell a 49 per cent stake in its three offshore wind projects in Finland. 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

Centrica Signs 5-Year Corporate PPA with Fraport AG in Germany for Renewable Power from Onshore Wind Farm developed by PNE AG

26 May 2023 | Aalborg / Frankfurt (renewablepress) - Fraport AG, owner and operator of Frankfurt Airport, and Centrica Energy Trading, a leading European provider of energy management and optimisation services, have today announced the signing of a five-year renewable consumption PPA for wind power developed in N... read more...

Mercedes-Benz selects UKA to install around 20 wind turbines at its Papenburg test track in northern Germany

24 May 2023 | • Mercedes-Benz expands its green energy portfolio with on-site wind power • New onshore wind farm with more than 120 MW to cover around 20 percent of Mercedes-Benz Group AG's annual electricity requirements in Germany from 2026 onwards • Long-term cooperation with investment in the hundreds of m... read more...

Nordex Group starts 2023 with sales of EUR 1.2 billion

12 May 2023 | • Installations at 1.3 GW • EBITDA margin at minus 9.4 percent • Order intake of 1.0 GW • Working capital ratio at minus 10.6 percent • Financing structure strengthened by debt-to-equity swap and convertible bond • Guidance for 2023 confirmed Hamburg (renewablepress) - The Nordex Group (IS... 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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