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28.07.2016

Strong expansion before the switch to tendering

With a net capacity of 1,892 megawatts in the first six months of the year, 2016 looks like being a good year for land-based wind energy expansion. This strong expansion is being driven by the allocation of suitable sites and priority areas in many federal states.

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19.07.2016

Rough sea ahead for offshore wind industry

The new Renewable Energy Sources Act (EEG) means troubled waters for the German offshore wind industry. A lower volume of project tenders means the German business base will be more costly and this will mean a loss of jobs. Grid expansion on land is necessary if the energy transition is to succeed.

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02.03.2016

Renewable Energy Sources Act (EEG): Joint declaration by the wind industry

The joint declaration by 47 renowned representatives from the German wind industry on the current debate on EEG 2016: Leading manufacturers, suppliers, project developers, operators, various networks and associations explain the industry’s position on the consequences of strictly limited tendering procedures.

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27.01.2016

Successful wind energy expansion, but the EEG amendment gives rise to growing uncertainty in the industry

With a net increase of 3,535.8 megawatts, 2015 was the second strongest year for onshore wind energy expansion in Germany. But the draft Renewable Energy Sources Act (EEG) 2016 does away with binding expansion targets, and will manage wind energy expansion on land by means of annually variable tendering quantities. This means uncertainty for manufacturers and operators.

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Strong expansion before the switch to tendering

19.07.2016

Rough sea ahead for offshore wind industry

02.03.2016

Renewable Energy Sources Act (EEG): Joint declaration by t...

27.01.2016

Successful wind energy expansion, but the EEG amendment gi...
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Political Framework

05.07.2016 Favourable conditions for manufacturers and suppliers in the domestic market and in Europe are the key for further expansion of the wind industry in Germany.

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Market overview wind energy

05.07.2016 In 2013 and the first half of 2014, the German wind turbine market once again posted strong growth.

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Common safety culture for the international wind industry - workshop at the leading trade fair for the German-speaking markets.

22.09.2015 The workshop on safety culture in the wind industry, organised by VDMA Power Systems’ Wind Industry Safety Culture Initiative and the eight leading wind turbine manufacturers took place with 35 participants on 16 September 2015 at Husum Wind, the leading wind industry trade fair for the German market.

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VDMA: Wind industry rolls out its safety culture initiative in 2015

17.12.2014 Wind turbine manufacturers and subcontractors stand shoulder to shoulder to establish their own safety culture. Leading enterprises will be using video und printed information material to reinforce and disseminate their common position on safety issues across the industry in 2015.

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Wind industry takes the initiative for more safety

01.10.2014 According to the European Risk Observatory on occupational safety and health in the wind energy sector the wind industry reported 1,370 accidents. 'But it’s not just numbers. There are human beings behind every accident, every incident, every near-miss!’ said Lars Bondo Krogsgaard, chairman of the steering committee for wind turbines of VDMA Power Systems.

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Wind Industry Safety Culture

11.09.2014 The wind industry must become a safer place to work, and the VDMA working group Wind Industry Safety Culture was established to further this purpose.

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ADWEN GmbH

Henrich-Focke-Str. 4 - 6

28199 Bremen

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6800 Feldkirch

Österreich

Tel.: (+43 5522) 34 97-0

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Am Eickhoffpark 1

44789 Bochum

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eno energy systems GmbH

Am Strande 2e

18055 Rostock

Deutschland

Tel.: (+49 381) 20 37 92-0

E-Mail: info@eno-energy.com

http://www.eno-energy.com

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GE Wind Energy GmbH

Holsterfeld 16

48499 Salzbergen

Deutschland

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HAWE Hydraulik SE

Streitfeldstr. 25

81673 München

Deutschland

Tel.: (+49 89) 37 91 00-0

E-Mail: info@hawe.de

http://www.hawe.de

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66280 Sulzbach

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Tel.: (+49 6897) 5 09-01

E-Mail: filter@hydac.com

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88400 Biberach

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Tel.: (+49 7351) 41-0

E-Mail: info.lbc@liebherr.com

http://www.liebherr.com

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MAN Diesel & Turbo SE

Stadtbachstr. 1

86153 Augsburg

Deutschland

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MWB Motorenwerke Bremerhaven AG

Barkhausenstr. 60

27568 Bremerhaven

Deutschland

Tel.: (+49 471) 94 50-0

E-Mail: power@mwb.ag

http://www.mwb-power.de

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