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Blowing in the right direction? – European policies stirring debate

Blowing in the right direction? – European policies stirring debate

Wind energy accounts for 19% of Europe’s electricity consumption, with nearly all the continent’s wind turbines being manufactured domestically. This is supported by an extensive supply chain comprising over 250 factories across almost every EU Member State, providing employment for 300,000 people throughout Europe. But despite these formidable achievements, the sector is at a critical juncture.

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Blowing in the right direction? – European policies stirring debate
April 11, 2024

Blowing in the right direction? – European policies stirring debate

Wind energy accounts for 19% of Europe’s electricity consumption, with nearly all the continent’s wind turbines being manufactured domestically. This is supported by an extensive supply chain comprising over 250 factories across almost every EU Member State, providing employment for 300,000 people throughout Europe. But despite these formidable achievements, the sector is at a critical juncture.

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The next chapter – Wind energy in the post-pandemic world
April 4, 2024

The next chapter – Wind energy in the post-pandemic world

Now that the dust has settled after the global pandemic, the wind energy sector — much like other industries — is navigating through a period of transformation and adaptation. This article explores how the wind industry should or is addressing challenges to continue its growth and maintain its vital role in our energy mix.

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Catalonia powering forward – The Tres Termes wind farm
March 26, 2024

Catalonia powering forward – The Tres Termes wind farm

An ambitious renewable energy project, the Tres Termes wind farm, is currently under construction in the province of Tarragona in the Spanish region of Catalonia. The 30 MW project is an important part of the country's broader strategy to promote renewable energy in the region.

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EU wind energy expansion – Record-breaking 2023
March 21, 2024

EU wind energy expansion – Record-breaking 2023

The European Union has made notable progress in renewable energy, surpassing its previous accomplishments in wind farm installations. But how did it capture a record-breaking 17 GW of new wind energy in 2023, and what does this mean for its renewable energy goals?

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China’s bold move – Expanding recycling efforts for retired wind equipment
March 14, 2024

China’s bold move – Expanding recycling efforts for retired wind equipment

As the world’s largest producer and user of wind power, China is expected to face a wave of decommissioning in the coming years. Wind turbines installed in the early 2000s are reaching the end of their lives, and it remains to be seen how the country will handle the dismantling and disposal of these units. The first step has been made.

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Pushing the limits – Record-breaking wind turbines
March 7, 2024

Pushing the limits – Record-breaking wind turbines

In 2023, wind turbine OEMs continued to captivate attention with their innovative models, setting new records in generation capacity and turbine size. This article offers an overview of the most impressive wind turbines that marked the year.

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