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  • 22 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Wind energy provided 14% of the EU’s electricity in 2018, which is an increase from 12% in 2017, according to statistics by WindEurope. Last year, wind power capacity rose by 11.3GW in Europe, with 2.65GW offshore and 8.6GW onshore. According to WindEurope, continued growth in capacity and the use of more powerful turbines are helping to increase wind’s share […]

  • 20 March 2013

    Speaking at Supergrid 2013 Friends of the Supergrid Chairman, Mr Marcello del Brenna, called on EU policy makers to deliver a single market in electricity this decade, and to put in place the regulatory framework to enable large scale interconnection between Member States. This will provide real benefit to consumers across the EU, and capture […]

  • 17 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Wind energy provided 15% of the electricity in Europe in 2019, however the current rate of installation is not enough to deliver the Green Deal, according to WindEurope.

  • 18 December 2012

    Chief executives, energy ministers, international journalists and energy experts from all around the world will meet in Vienna at the EWEA 2013 annual event from 4-7 February 2013, to discuss Europe’s energy policy and the future of wind energy. Last year 150 journalists, 10600 visitors and 523 exhibitors from 83 countries attended EWEA 2012. At […]

  • 27 May 2013

    The issue of energy may have been overshadowed by that of tax at yesterday’s EU summit of Heads of State in Brussels, but its growing importance and impact on Europe’s economy is one that cannot be ignored. Written by Zoë Casey, EWEA (Additional reporting by Chris Rose) As the Financial Times reported on Tuesday, Europeans […]

  • 21 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    More than 200 senior level wind industry executives – already comprised of operators, OEMs, ISPs and technology specialists – have begun to engage with one another in preparation for their arrival at the 6th International Onshore and Offshore Wind O&M Forum (27-28 January 2014). Delegates are geared up to gain exclusive insight into the very […]

  • 2 December 2015
    Business & Finance, R&D

    Europe’s power industry sees the growing share of renewables in the energy mix as the most important issue in the short-term and the second most important in the long-term, with offshore wind regarded as of high significance to the sector in the short and long-term, according to the first POWER-GEN Europe Confidence Index launched by PennWell. The Index, the result […]

  • 25 July 2013

    Deep water wind turbines are key to unlocking the massive energy potential in Europe’s Atlantic and Mediterranean seas and the deepest parts of the North Sea, a new report from the European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) shows. The report reveals that floating turbines in North Sea deep waters alone could power Europe four times over. […]

  • 11 May 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Grid Connection, R&D, Technology

    Wind energy can serve a quarter of Europe’s electricity demand by 2030 if policymakers take ambitious measures to reform EU power markets, WindEurope CEO Giles Dickson told the Flame conference in Amsterdam. Electricity market reform is the most important way of managing a higher share of renewables in the power mix, according to Dickson. “We […]

  • 6 July 2010

    British projects will lead the offshore wind energy market for the next eight years. This conclusion is drawn by GL Garrad Hassan in the new edition of their “Offshore Wind Energy Market Report”. Development of offshore wind will be strong in further Northern European markets such as Germany, the Netherlands, Denmark, and Sweden. The report […]

  • 7 May 2013

    The 1 May celebrations in Europe last week were tainted by historically high unemployment levels, a miserable macroeconomic outlook and a battered climate and energy policy.  Written by Thomas Becker, CEO at European Wind Energy Association (EWEA)  The challenges facing Europe’s economy are many. But it is beyond doubt that a thorough modernisation of our […]

  • 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 […]

  • 23 March 2011

    In Europe, where 2,400 MW of offshore wind is online, wind developers are planning 140 GW of offshore wind capacity, mostly in the North Sea (sustainablebusiness) [mappress] Source: sustainablebusiness,March 23, 2011  

  • 23 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Asia is going to surpass Europe in offshore wind capacity in the next ten years, Edgare Kerkwijk, Board member at Asia Wind Energy Association, said at the Offshore WIND Conference in Amsterdam.

  • 4 November 2010

    Offshore wind, wave and tidal energy together could technically provide all of Europe’s future electricity demand. This vision is being… (pennenergy) [mappress] Source: pennenergy, November 04, 2010;

  • 31 January 2011
    Business & Finance

    9.3 gigawatt (GW) of new wind power capacity was installed in the EU during 2010, reaching a total of 84 GW by the end of 2010, according to figures released today by the European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) and coinciding with today’s publication by the European Commission on financing renewable energy. While offshore wind power […]

  • 27 February 2012

      Europe’s premier wind energy event, EWEA 2012, takes place in the capital of Denmark – the world champion of wind energy – during the country’s Presidency of the European Union. Danish Prime Minister, and Chair of the EU’s rotating Presidency, Helle Thorning Schmidt, will attend the opening session, as will Crown Prince Frederik. Danish […]

  • 6 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Ørsted, Siemens Gamesa and Sif Group currently hold the biggest slices of cakes in their respective fields, when looking at the total installed offshore wind capacity in Europe. 

  • 19 January 2012

    North Lincolnshire Council has welcomed news that plans to build Europe’s largest offshore wind park on the south bank of the Humber have taken a major step forward. Able UK has had its application accepted by the national planning body, the Infrastructure Planning Commission (IPC), for its plans to build a state-of-the-art £450 Marine Energy […]

  • 15 October 2019

    DEME Group’s DP3 offshore installation vessel Orion is on the way to Europe for the final construction phase before heading to its first offshore wind project. According to DEME, Orion will arrive in Rostock, Germany, in a few weeks, where it will be equipped with a Liebherr crane that has a lifting capacity of 5,000t. The […]

  • 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 […]

  • 19 November 2010
    Business & Finance

    The Group reconfirms its leadership in supporting the development of smarter and greener power grids as the recent activities and achievements in the renewable energy sector demonstrate. Prysmian, one of the leading worldwide players in the energy and telecommunication cables industry, will play a major role at GRIDS 2010, two-day conference and exhibition organised by […]

  • 3 November 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, Grid Connection

    The European Commission’s ”leaked” plan to end the “priority dispatch” for renewable energy in electricity grids is set to harm investments in European wind and solar power systems to the tune of billions of Euros, according to European industry initiative EU ProSun.  According to an article published in the Guardian newspaper on 1 November, the European […]

  • 26 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment

    Ørsted has appointed Steven Engels as the new General Manager for Continental Western Europe, as well as Country Manager for the Netherlands, a position previously held by Jasper Vis.

  • 28 August 2013

    Seajacks UK will be exhibiting at SPE Offshore Europe in Aberdeen, 3rd – 6th September 2013. Offshore Europe includes a conference and exhibition which will attract a wide audience of industry specialists and leaders who will be discussing the various issues which are currently affecting the upstream industry. Seajacks will also be taking part in Energise […]

  • 29 September 2015

    Tim Cornelius, CEO of the tidal developer Atlantis Resources, has taken a seat on the Board of Directors of Ocean Energy Europe – the industry group for ocean renewable energy – by becoming a Lead Sponsor of the organisation. The move reflects Atlantis’ position as a leading developer of commercial tidal power projects and underpins its […]