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Deutsche Windtechnik is further expanding its Gamesa service portfolio – first ever maintenance contract for Gamesa G114 turbines has been signed
For the first time in its history, Deutsche Windtechnik has signed a contract to provide full maintenance for ten Gamesa G114 wind turbines. This makes the company the only independent service…
18th WINDFORCE Conference: Achieving climate targets and creating jobs
The 18th WINDFORCE Conference will take place from 20-22 June in Bremerhaven. The motto of this year's conference is "Offshore Wind: Implementing Climate Protection Targets and Creating Jobs". This…
Ems Maritime Offshore commissioned with construction site coordination for RWE’s Kaskasi Offshore Wind Farm located off Helgoland
RWE Renewables has commissioned the offshore service provider Ems Maritime Offshore GmbH (EMO), based in Emden, with the coordination of the Kaskasi Offshore Wind Farm construction site. An EMO team…
Fraunhofer IWES to test Vestas' XXL rotor blade on new test bench
Following successful conclusion of the contract, the first customer for the Fraunhofer Institute for Wind Energy Systems IWES’ new rotor blade test bench has now been decided: the Danish wind turbine…
Offshore wind auctions need quality criteria
WAB e.V. welcomes the expansion targets for offshore wind in Germany provided for in the first draft of the amendment to the Offshore Wind Energy Act (WindSeeG). According to the draft act, offshore…
Innovative initiative for greenhouse gas reduction: Hub for carbon dioxide planned in Bremen
The company CO2 Management AS is planning to build a carbon dioxide transshipment hub in Bremen for subsequent usage or geological storage of the CO2. The project will enable hard-to-abate…
RTS Wind takes equity stake in Ventus Energy
Following the growth-oriented reorganisation of Topp Holdings’ wind segment, its subsidiary RTS Wind has taken a majority stake in high voltage network specialist, Ventus Energy. The investment will…
Inn2POWER Connects the Wind Industry and Green Hydrogen Supply Chain
Industry groups from Belgium, Germany, the Netherlands, and the United Kingdom extend the Inn2POWER Interreg Project with a new scope: The group now aims at supporting the ramp-up of a "green"…
TenneT awards land and sea station of grid connection project BorWin6 to international consortium
- New consortium prevails: McDermott and GEIRI/C-EPRI win bid for converter stations at sea and on land - 980 megawatt grid connection - output of a large power plant - Record length of 190…
30 GW offshore wind energy by 2030: Target is good - accelerate and stabilize expansion now
As expected, no new installations in 2021. 1,501 turbines with a capacity of 7,794 MW connected to the grid Earlier tendering of sites required to distribute expansion more evenly than previously…
Five years of independent, multi-brand wind services in Sweden: Deutsche Windtechnik offers wind farm owners a real alternative
The Swedish unit of Deutsche Windtechnik is celebrating its five-year anniversary. As an active driver of the energy transition towards renewables, the unit based in Varberg has seen tremendous…
WAB messages for the first 100 days of Germany's "traffic light coalition"
The coalition agreement of the new German federal government signals significant progress for the wind industry and the emerging "green" hydrogen economy compared to the regulatory framework of the…
Deutsche Windtechnik has signed new service contracts for wind turbines with an output of more than 400 MW in Spain
Deutsche Windtechnik is increasing its presence in the Spanish wind energy market: the company signed two new full-service contracts for wind turbines with a total output of more than 400 MW with…
Expansion of offshore wind energy creates value and employment across Germany
The expansion of onshore and offshore wind energy can create more jobs in the wind industry in North Rhine-Westphalia than would be reduced by a faster coal phase-out. This is the result of a recent…
Launch of Global Operational Partnership On- & Offshore Wind Services between OWS, WM and Sitte
OWS Off-Shore Wind Solutions GmbH (OWS), Dipl.-Ing. H. Sitte GmbH & Co. Schiffsinstallationen KG, Dipl.-Ing. H. Sitte GmbH & Co. KG, Dipl.-Ing. H. Sitte GmbH & Service KG (SITTE) and Wind…
The coalition agreement is an important signal for the offshore wind industry
Press statement by WAB e.V. Managing Director Heike Winkler on the coalition agreement presented today:The agreement on at least 30GW of offshore wind until 2030 in German waters, followed by 40GW…
WAB common booth: Visit us in Copenhagen!
Copenhagen, November 23, 2021. WAB e.V., at the same time wind and hydrogen association and innovation cluster, is represented at the European industry trade fair WindEurope Electric City 2021 in…
The implementation of the North German Hydrogen Strategy must now be made possible
WAB e.V. Managing Director Heike Winkler comments on today's meeting of the Ministers of Economics and Transport as well as Senators of the coastal states in Bremen:"It is important that…
TenneT and be.storaged to use flexibility of battery storage to support stable network operation
- Battery storage helps to stabilize the electricity system by providing system services - Intelligent interaction of battery storage systems to support congestion management in the transmission…
The WINDFORCE Conference 2021 Recap Video
"Offshore Wind: Climate-protecting Value Creation" was the motto of the 17th WINDFORCE Conference that took place on 5 and 6 October in Bremerhaven, Germany. Scotland was the official partner country…