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  • 8 March 2013

    The European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) has elected Andrew Garrad as its new President. Garrad joined the wind energy industry in 1979 and was President and later Chairman of GL Garrad Hassan, the world’s largest independent renewable energy consultancy, with 1,000 employees in 27 countries devoted to renewable energy. Garrad built his first wind turbine […]

  • 3 September 2012

    The European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) is looking for a new Chief Executive Officer following the decision of Christian Kjaer to stand down from April 2013. Christian Kjaer has been CEO of EWEA since 2006. From 2003-2006 he was EWEA Policy Director, and previously worked for the Danish Wind Industry Association and the Danish newspaper […]

  • 7 March 2012

     The European Wind Energy Association is celebrating its 30 year anniversary in 2012. This is an organisation that has gone from humble beginnings when a small group of engineers in Stockholm in 1982 first discussed it, to now speaking for 700 members in almost 60 countries around the world. The growth of EWEA has mirrored […]

  • 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 […]

  • 12 February 2013
    Technology

    Avanti Wind Systems was one of the around 400 exhibitors at Europe’s premier wind energy event EWEA in Vienna, Austria. The number of exhibitors was slightly less than last year’s EWEA in Copenhagen, and so was the number of visitors – a little over 8000 in Vienna. The visitors came from 62 countries around the […]

  • 19 November 2013
    Technology

    Wind energy specialists from around the world will meet from November 19-21, 2013 at the Frankfurt/Main fair grounds for the EWEA OFFSHORE 2013. Lahmeyer International will present their wide range of services. These include technical and organisational concepts for yield maximisation and comprehensive technical and commercial services for wind power projects. As a leading independent […]

  • 1 December 2011

    By the end of this year 4 GW of offshore wind power will be connected to Europe’s electricity grids – but the sector has some way to go if it is to meet its 40 GW target by 2020, just nine years away. Ports, vessels, turbines and cables – are all vital elements of the […]

  • 8 February 2013

    A total of 105.6 GW is now installed in the European Union, a growth of 12% on the previous year and similar to the growth recorded in 2011. Offshore wind accounted for 10% of total EU wind power installations in 2012, one percent more than in 2011, with 1,166 MW of new capacity grid connected, […]

  • 29 September 2010
    Business & Finance

      EWEA 2012 will feature an extensive exhibition plus a conference covering every key aspect of the wind market – from technical and theoretical to policy and practice. The call for abstracts and registration will be opened in mid-2011. Book your exhibition space before 8 October 2010 at early bird rates! Contact Sanna Heinonen to […]

  • 13 September 2012
    Authorities, Jobs & Recruitment

    Today’s Communication by the European Commission shows clearly the potential for additional economic activity in Europe’s coastal waters and recognises the European Wind Energy Association’s (EWEA) prediction of close to a five-fold increase in offshore wind jobs in a decade. The ‘Blue Growth’ Communication includes offshore wind as a key element of current and future […]

  • 4 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    TAG Energy Solutions continued to build its presence in the international offshore wind market with an appearance at EWEA Offshore in Frankfurt. The event brought together thousands of wind industry professionals from the entire supply chain attracting senior management from all of the major developers as well as a large number of the EPC supply […]

  • 16 April 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D

    In the context of the European Commission’s upcoming study, due in June 2014, EWEA is hosting a public debate on subsidies to the power sector with speakers from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), the European Commission and the fossil fuel sector. The debate will be held on April 29 in EWEA’s office […]

  • 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, […]

  • 13 March 2014

    EWEA has produced an industry-leading health and safety video, which was premièred at the EWEA Annual Event in Barcelona. “This video is intended to complement national health and safety guidelines and act as an induction for wind energy workers,” said Angeliki Koulouri, environment and planning analyst at EWEA. “We hope it will be used alongside […]

  • 5 April 2013

    EWEA 2012 has received the “Congress of the year” award in the category for congresses with more than 1.000 participants. The Danish Wind Industry Association accepted the award on behalf of all the partners. In April last year EWEA 2012 drew almost 11,000 visitors to Copenhagen, making it the largest private conference ever. DWIA and […]

  • 14 November 2013

    N-Sea, a subsea asset integrity manager operating within the international oil and gas, renewable industry and civil contracting communities, will exhibit at EWEA Offshore 2013. N-Sea Group is an integrated subsea infrastructure services provider, offering a wide range of assurance and maintenance services to the oil and gas, renewable, as well as civil contracting communities. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 9 March 2011
    Business & Finance

    On Monday 14 March 12.00 the European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) invites you to a press conference at the EWEA 2011 annual event in Brussels, Europe’s largest Wind Energy Event (14 -17 March), chaired by EWEA’s CEO Christian Kjaer, including Portugal’s Minister for Energy José Zorrinho. The EU urgently needs to fix post 2020 targets […]

  • 14 December 2012

    Despite the uncertain global economy, attendance figures for EWEA 2013 are looking positive. The December statistics for registered conference delegates are 25% higher compared with registration figures at the same stage before EWEA 2012. EWEA 2012 took place in Copenhagen and was a huge success, attracting over 10,000 participants from more than 80 countries. Now, […]

  • 13 December 2012

    The European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) has appointed Thomas Becker as its new Chief Executive Officer. A former Danish civil servant, Thomas Becker has since 2010 been CEO of Genan – a company that recycles used tyres on a very large scale globally (and has a turnover of 100 million Euros per year). Prior to […]

  • 24 April 2013

    MENCK will be exhibiting at the world’s largest offshore wind energy conference and exhibition, the EWEA Offshore 2013, in Frankfurt, Germany, from 19-21 November. The company will be located at booth  30 E110 and its professionals will be there to talk about the latest projects of the offshore wind energy industry. MENCK stepped early into […]

  • 15 November 2011

    BMO Offshore will give a presentation on the benefits of on-site measurements during EWEA’s Offshore Wind Conference in Amsterdam. The presentation entitled: ‘Offshore Wind Project Risks: Experience, Assessment and Reduction’ will be delivered by BMO’s commercial director Bart Ummels on Thursday, december 1st, 11.00-12.30 during the session ‘The soft sector and hard cash’ in the […]

  • 18 November 2011

    Jumbo will exhibit at EWEA Offshore 2011 in Amsterdam RAI, The Netherlands. EWEA Offshore will take place from Tuesday 29th of November until Thursday 1st of December 2011. This internationally offshore wind energy event is set to be the biggest and most vibrant ever. EWEA Offshore focuses on the international offshore, wind energy market. Three […]

  • 25 April 2013

    The world’s largest wind energy network, the European Wind Energy Association, will hold its 2015 offshore wind conference and exhibition in Copenhagen. Motivating factors for selecting Copenhagen was a strong and unified partnership behind the Danish bid as well as Denmark’s pioneering position within offshore wind. Copenhagen has been chosen as host city for the […]

  • 7 August 2013

    EWEA has announced its first offshore Comparative Resource and Energy Yield Assessment Procedure (CREYAP) exercise. Participants will receive wind data and information on turbine layout to assess the expected energy yield for a wind farm and submit their results for comparison. The results will be presented during EWEA Offshore 2013 (Frankfurt, Germany) as part of […]