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News about wind energy

15 MW Flagship Turbine - Vestas Secures Major Order for German Offshore Wind Farm He Dreiht

Oct 02, 2023 10:26 | Aarhus, Denmark - Germany's He Dreiht offshore wind farm in the North Sea will soon be powered by one of the world's most modern large-scale turbines. Following the major order for a Polish offshore wind farm, Danish wind turbine manufacturer Vestas has received another firm order for its 15 MW flagship. read more...

OX2 Sells 115 MW Ånglarna Wind Farm in Sweden

Sep 29, 2023 09:22 | Stockholm, Sweden - The Swedish OX2 has sold the Ånglarna wind farm to a European utility. The purchase price amounts to SEK 2.7 billion (approx. 230 million euros). read more...

15 MW Wind Turbines: Vestas Wins Major Order for Offshore Wind Farm in Poland

Sep 29, 2023 08:46 | Aarhus, Denmark - Vestas has received a firm order for the delivery of its flagship V236-15.0 MW turbine. Vestas will deliver 76 offshore turbines with a capacity of 15 MW each for Baltic Power Sp. z o.o, a joint venture between Orlen S.A. and Northland Power Inc. for the Baltic Power Offshore Wind Project in Poland. The total capacity is 1,140 MW. 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

Münch Energie receives junior debt for a 125 MWp solar portfolio in Germany

04 Oct 2023 | Frankfurt am Main (renewablepress) - Münch Energie Group ("Münch Energie") secures a mezzanine financing of approximately EUR 21 million for a photovoltaic portfolio of approximately 125 MWp. The financial resources are provided by a German pension fund, which is managed by Prime Capital AG ("Prime ... read more...

VSB Finland develops second hybrid project with around 450 MW

04 Oct 2023 | Oulu/Dresden (renewablepress) - VSB Uusiutuva Energia Suomi Oy, VSB Group’s Finnish subsidiary, is increasing its focus on the development of hybrid wind and PV energy solutions. In the North Ostrobothnia region, the second wind and PV farm is currently in the approval process. An essential part ... read more...

Record capacity in 2023: IWR expects more than one million new solar installations in Germany

30 Sep 2023 | Münster (renewablepress) - The ongoing photovoltaic boom in Germany is leading to record growth and is already exceeding the federal government's expansion targets for 2023 as a whole. From January to August 2023, more than 700,000 new solar installations with a capacity of around 9,200 MW have alre... 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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