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27 May 2016

While the European wind energy association (EWEA) welcomes the landmark agreement achieved at the United Nations Paris Climate Summit – known as COP21 – whereby countries will aim to cut greenhouse gas emissions to a level that will restrict the global average temperature to a rise ‘well below’ a 2°C threshold, the new EWEA Chief […]

7 April 2016

On 5 April, the European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) became WindEurope.  The organisation explained that its brand needed to evolve as the wind energy, which moved from a niche sector to a mainstream industry, is evolving. "This is a pivotal moment and we look forward to continue to work with you in order to ensure the growth and prosperity […]

6 April 2016 Authorities, Business & Finance, Grid Connection

The European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) and a group of other industry associations from different sectors have called for reforms within European electricity market. The group of associations is challenging policymakers to adopt a flexible and dynamic energy system, making the best use of innovative and distributed supply and demand options. The group of associations […]

10 February 2016 Authorities, Business & Finance

The European Union risks losing its leadership in wind energy without a clear policy vision for renewables towards 2030, the European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) said today in response to China overtaking the EU in installed wind capacity in 2015.   In 2015, China overtook the EU for total installed wind energy capacity, according to the statistics published […]

13 January 2016 Authorities, Business & Finance

WindEnergy Hamburg, a bi-annual trade fair for wind energy, and the annual conference of the European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) will continue to be held in parallel beyond the year 2016, that is in the even-numbered years, up to and including 2020. EWEA thus specifies a fixed venue for its annual conference in even-numbered years for […]

15 December 2015

The European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) has welcomed the UN climate change agreement struck in Paris on Saturday, 12 December. "The commitments countries have made in their INDCs don't yet deliver 2DC let alone 1.5DC, but collectively they are far more ambitious than anything we've seen before - both the overall commitments and the specific measures such […]

3 December 2015 Authorities, Business & Finance

National climate pledges in emerging markets and an ambitious deal in Paris could spark an export boom for the European wind industry, according to the European Wind Energy Association (EWEA). China, India, Morocco, Brazil and Turkey are just a few of the countries that have made post-2020 national pledges on the deployment of wind energy in […]

27 November 2015 Authorities, Environment, R&D

EU member states must show more political will in their plans for renewable energy after 2020, according to the European Wind Energy Association (EWEA). The latest conclusions by the Energy Council – a meeting of the EU's 28 energy ministers and the European Commission – recommend that member states set out post-2020 plans for climate […]

19 November 2015 Business & Finance, Environment, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

Dr Lars Landberg, a meteorologist at DNV GL, has launched a book titled ''Meteorology for Wind Energy: An Introduction'' at this year's European Wind Energy conference in Paris, aimed at helping non-meteorologists understand the critical concepts that underpin wind energy technology and project success. The fundamentals of meteorology dictate the success or failure of wind projects, says […]

18 November 2015

You have something interesting to share at EWEA? Get in touch with Offshore WIND, and Dick, Armin and Siwart will cover it! Knowing that many companies attending this year's EWEA event in Paris are showcasing their innovations, products, services and expertise, Offshore WIND is inviting all those who want to share their news on a leading news platform […]

18 November 2015 Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

The European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) today plays host to panelists who are discussing business models to provide wind energy directly to corporate clients. The session, titled Wind Energy Turning Blue Chip Companies Green, is organized as part of EWEA'a annual conference held in Paris this year, and will be moderated by Dominique Pialot of […]

17 November 2015

As EWEA 2015 opened its door in Paris, the Chairman of EWEA and CEO of Siemens Wind Power and Renewables, Markus Tacke, sent out a clear message to the industry and political leaders to raise wind energy ambitions, as it could bring numerous economic and environmental benefits.  "Our political leaders must take important decisions in the weeks and months […]

17 November 2015 Authorities, Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

The European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) has organized a session titled The Place of Wind Energy in COP21 at its annual conference held in Paris. The session is co-ordinated by the French Wind Energy Association (FEE), and dedicated to discuss the place of wind energy in the current climate change negotiations concluding at COP 21 […]

17 November 2015 Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

Wind energy will be the largest source of power supply in the EU by 2030 if governments apply the right level of ambition in their climate and energy policies, according to the latest report issued by the European Wind Energy Association (EWEA). Wind power can exceed gas, coal and other forms of energy by the end […]

16 November 2015

In light of the recent tragic events in Paris, France, the European Wind Energy Association (EWEA), which is organizing its annual exhibition and conference in Paris from 17 to 20 November, has released the following statement:  The European Wind Energy Association expresses its sincere condolences and sympathies to all those touched by the tragic events that unfolded in […]

8 October 2015

The European Wind Energy Association is teaming up with Hamburg Messe to host its annual conference alongside WindEnergy Hamburg in 2016. The event will take place on 27-30 September 2016 in a major hub for the international wind energy sector. The conference and exhibition will showcase the very best of the industry, highlighting the successes […]

16 September 2015

Wind power can meet a quarter of Europe’s electricity demand by 2030 if Member States deliver on climate and energy pledges, according to the latest forecasts by the European Wind Energy Association (EWEA). Over the next 15 years, EWEA expects wind power installations in Europe to reach 320GW of capacity, which could serve 24.4% of […]

14 September 2015

The European Wind Energy Association has appointed Giles Dickson as its new Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Dickson was Vice President of Global Public Affairs at Alstom before joining EWEA. Prior to this, he was a civil servant in the UK government for over 15 years. Mr. Dickson comes to EWEA with substantial experience and knowledge […]

25 June 2015

Oliver Joy, spokesman for the European Wind Energy Association (EWEA), responded to UK Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change Amber Rudd’s speech at the Global Offshore Conference 2015 in London, where she said that an announcement on the second CfD auction is due soon. Joy said: "With projects in the pipeline, the UK government has a chance to further cement […]

26 March 2015 R&D, Technology

The European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) has recognised Lloyd's Register (LR) Consulting's poster “New Method for Accurate Prediction of Underwater Noise from Pile Driving” with the Best Poster Award in the joined category: Planning and Environment / Health and Safety. This LR Consulting-headed contribution was recognised above nine other posters at EWEA Offshore 2015. The work […]

25 March 2015 Operations & Maintenance, R&D

ECN specialists Masoud Asgarpour and Ashish Dewan were awarded the prize at EWEA Offshore 2015 under the category “winner in supply chain, logistics and O&M”. The award was in the context of an analysis of three innovative scenarios for the installation of an offshore wind farm: Breakwaters: in order to attenuate waves to an acceptable […]

20 March 2015 Business & Finance

European Wind Energy Association Chief Executive Officer Thomas Becker is stepping down as the head of the association for personal reasons after two years of service. Following his appointment in December 2012, Mr. Becker outlined his vision for an industry group that placed renewed emphasis on how the wind energy sector could contribute to jobs, […]

19 March 2015 Business & Finance

Over 8000 delegates from 54 countries descended on Copenhagen this year to attend the EWEA OFFSHORE 2015 event at the Bella Center - the world’s largest offshore wind energy conference and exhibition. In addition to 430+ exhibitors, the event saw keynote speeches from high-level political and industry players on the state of Europe’s offshore wind […]

18 March 2015 Authorities, Business & Finance

Norwegian Centre for Offshore Wind Energy (NORCOWE) was well represented at the EWEA Offshore exhibition by several partner stands, three presentations and four posters – of which Yngve Heggelund's poster was declared the best in the category “Resource assessment”. The poster “A fast reduced order method for assessment of wind farm layouts” competed against almost forty other […]

16 March 2015 R&D

Recognising the critical role that substructures play on the Levellised Cost of Energy, a dedicated session was held on Tuesday 10th March at EWEA Offshore that discussed various foundation solutions. One of the session speakers was Dr. Azadeh Attari from engineering consultants, Gavin and Doherty Geosolutions (GDG), who presented preliminary results from the European Commission […]

12 March 2015 Vessels

Automasjon og Data (A+D) is currently showcasing the new generation Vessel Motion Monitoring System (VMMS) at EWEA Offshore in Copenhagen. The new generation VMMS are using a multi-sensor approach to measuring the vessel motion and the new AIMM inertial matrix sensor is used for this application. These systems are often used during critical phases of the operation. […]