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  • Wind – green energy for Europe

    Opening speech at the European Wind Energy Conf. by Andris PiebalgsMarseille, 16 March 2009 Ladies and Gentlemen, It is a pleasure for me to be here at the opening session to welcome you to the 2009 edition of the European Wind Energy Conference in Marseille. I would like to thank EWEA for organising this major event, and for inviting me again this year. I really appreciate this yearly ...

  • Wind power technology explodes in Europe

    According to the Worldwatch Institute, wind power accounted for about 40 percent of new electricity generation installations across Europe in 2007. Wind capacity in the European Union rose 18 percent in 2007, with new records in several countries.  Additions of 8,554MW, an increase of 12 percent over 2006 installations, brought the EU's total to 56,535 megawatts. Total wind capacity ...


    By New Zealand Government

  • Offshore wind powers ahead in Europe

    A building boom is underway offshore in Europe. Up to 400 giant wind turbines are due to be built off the northeast coast of the UK in what will be the world’s largest offshore wind development. Output from the Dogger Bank project will be 1.2 Gigawatts – enough to power ...


    By Climate News Network

  • Europe´s Wind Power and Energy Future: EWEA 2013

      - Opening press conference Vienna, 10.30 on Monday 4 February 2013 Chief executives, energy ministers, international journalists and energy experts from all around the world will meet in Viennaat the EWEA 2013 annual event from 4-7 February 2013, to discuss Europe'senergy policy and the future of wind energy. Last year 150 journalists, 10600 visitors and 523 exhibitors from 83 countries ...


    By WindEurope

  • Consent secured for largest onshore wind farm in Europe

    Scottish and Southern Energy plc (SSE) has been granted consent by Scottish Ministers to develop in southern Scotland a wind farm with a total capacity of up to 456MW. The wind farm will be built in two phases and, on completion, will be the largest onshore wind farm in Europe. The wind farm, known as Clyde, is located between Biggar and Moffat. It became part of SSE’s development ...


    By Scottish and Southern Energy

  • Wind Turbine Service Market in Europe 2014 - 2018

    ResearchMoz include new market research report"Wind Turbine Service Market in Europe 2014 - 2018: Industry Size, Shares, Growth, Analysis and Forecast" to its huge collection of research reports. Wind Turbine Service market in Europe to grow at a CAGR of 9.02 percent over the period 2013-2018. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increase in aging wind farms. The Wind ...


  • UK-Ireland wind power deal is model for Europe

    The agreement to be signed today in Dublin by the Energy Minister of Ireland and the UK Secretary of State for Energy to pave the way for the export of Ireland's wind energy to Britain could serve as a template for other countries - and be a step towards a pan-European electricity grid. "With greater grid integration the UK and Ireland can expect more independence from imported fossil fuels, ...


    By WindEurope

  • Europe’s Installed Wind Capacity will Increase 64% by 2020

    Wind turbine installations in the European Union will increase 64% by 2020 compared to 2013 levels, according to data compiled by the European Wind Energy Association. A protracted economic crisis in Europe since 2009 and regulatory instability in a number of key European markets has contributed to EWEA’s new scenario for 2020. EU member states will reach a combined 192.4GW of installed ...


    By WindEurope

  • Global Wind Energy Industry

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue:   Global Wind Energy Industry ...


    By ReportLinker

  • Global Wind Day - Parachuting and Painting from Europe to the US, Australia to Uruguay

    On 15 June 2011, 'Global Wind Day', citizens from around the world can discover the benefits of wind energy while having fun. With Middle East instability affecting oil prices and debate over nuclear following Fukushima, the hundreds of events on offer on Global Wind Day will show people everywhere how wind can be part of a stable, clean energy ...


    By WindEurope

  • Iberdrola Renovables commissions Europe’s second-largest wind farm in Granada, Spain

    Iberdrola Renewables ended 2007 with 7,704 MW of operational capacity, and projects for another 42,000 MW, consolidating its world leadership position*. The company invested more than €250 million in the El Marquesado facility in Granada province, Andalusia’s largest wind farm with a capacity of 198 MW. Chairman Ignacio Galán announced new investments of €1 billion in Andalusia through 2010. ...


    By Iberdrola

  • Iberdrola renovables and the ebrd agree to jointly develop wind projects in eastern Europe

    The collaboration agreement has already been approved by both boards The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) will invest €125 million to take a 25% stake in the company’s subsidiaries in Poland and Hungary Ignacio Galán, Chairman of IBERDROLA RENOVABLES and Varel Freeman, First Vice President of the EBRD, today agreed to complete this transaction in the coming ...


    By Iberdrola

  • Cost of capital for wind onshore and PV investments mapped for South Eastern Europe

    Countries can only benefit from a low weighted average cost of capital (WACC) on wind onshore and PV investments, if adequate support policies are in place. “WACC-aware” stable policy schemes have to be designed at national and European level to allow for adequate business cases and to trigger investments. These are the key findings of the ‘Pricetag project’ funded by the ...


    By Ecofys

  • Hitor Group, Inc. Announces First Wind Turbine Shipment to Europe

    Hitor Group, Inc. (OTCQB: HITR) (BERLIN: HTOG) -- Hitor Group is pleased to announce that it has arranged to ship the first VBine Energy (VAWT) Vertical Axis Wind Turbine unit along with the engineering package to the Autosan Plant in Poland. Based on our capability to secure purchase orders, Autosan will manufacture the wind turbine for Hitor Poland LLC. "This particular model has a niche in ...


  • Europe Emerged as the leading market for wind power : Grand View Research

    The global cumulative installed capacity for wind power is expected to reach 760.35 GW by 2020, according to a new study by Grand View Research, Inc. Favorable regulatory scenario with a view to reduce carbon footprints is expected to be a key driving factor for the market. Governmental support in the form of tax ...


  • Romax Technology shares knowledge to solve key reliability issues at Wind Energy O&M Forum Europe

    Romax Technology will be demonstrating how to enable predictive maintenance as part of an in-depth, three-hour workshop taking place at Wind Energy O&M Forum Europe 20-21, January, Hamburg, Germany. With an increasing focus on cost reduction for the operations and maintenance of wind energy, European operators are turning to ...

  • Proven in Europe and Asia, GE Energy’s 2.5-MW wind turbine to be launched in North America next year

    Following its successful debut in Europe and Asia, GE Energy has announced that its 2.5-megawatt (MW) wind turbine is coming to America. The 2.5xl, which is the latest evolution of the company’s wind turbine technology, will be launched in North America in 2010. More than 100 of the 2.5-MW machines already have been installed in seven countries and have compiled more than one million operating ...


    By General Electric

  • WISE Power launches online engagement tool for onshore wind farms in Europe

    The project website - WE Engage - aims to foster public support for onshore wind power through information and advice to communities, Transmission System Operators, developers and local authorities. The interactive platform creates a one-stop shop for information-sharing, which allows groups and individuals to have a say in the siting ...


    By WindEurope

  • GE helps Europe’s largest onshore wind project move into Phase Two

    GE Energy has signed an agreement to supply up to 101 of its 2.5xl wind turbines to CEZ Romania for Cogealac, the second phase of the Fantanele wind project. When both phases are completed, they will create the largest onshore wind farm in Europe. CEZ Romania is part of CEZ Group, the largest utility in Central Europe. The European Union (EU) currently has a goal of cutting greenhouse gas ...


    By General Electric

  • GE to Provide Wind Energy in Scotland

    GE (NYSE: GE) today announced that it will supply SSE Renewables with 10 GE-1.6 megawatt (MW) wind turbines for the Langhope Rig Wind Farm in Scotland. Once operational, the 16-MW Langhope Rig Wind Farm will generate the equivalent energy needs of approximately ...


    By General Electric

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