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September 26, 2019

Another big step for offshore – Hornsea Wind Farm begins operation in the U.K.

Offshore wind energy is experiencing a boom – with investors and authorities realizing the potential of the stronger, more continuous wind out at sea. And the newly opened Hornsea Wind Farm, located off the English coast, is on course to become the largest in the world by 2020.

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Wind News
September 23, 2019

Wind energy auf Deutsch – Looking back at HUSUM Wind 2019

Germany is a world leader in wind energy production, and HUSUM Wind is the biggest wind-energy expo focused on the German-speaking market. 2019 marked the event’s 30th anniversary, which is itself an indicator of how much wind energy has grown.

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Wind News
June 17, 2019

Connecting the community – Industry associations and social media in wind energy

In the modern era, social media is one of the most useful tools for businesses to share their message, build brand identity, and reach completely new target groups. Industry associations can complement this by representing the goals and concerns of a sector. This also applies to wind energy and could be a key driver of future expansion.

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Wind News
May 20, 2019

Brazil Windpower 2019 – Insights into the wind energy market in Brazil

Wind energy is often associated with Europe, the USA, and China. However, Brazil is less frequently mentioned – despite being a major economic power. As Latin America’s largest wind energy event approaches, we take a look at the market situation as well as challenges and opportunities for wind power in Brazil.

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Wind News
April 23, 2019

Universal power – Sector coupling to create an all-electric world?

Wind energy and other renewables are on the rise in the electricity sector. This isn’t the case for other areas, such as transport or heating, which still heavily rely on fossil fuels. Sector coupling may provide the catalyst for changing this – contributing heavily to making many industries greener.

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Wind News
April 15, 2019

The curtain closes – A recap of the WindEurope Conference and Exhibition

Europe’s leading wind energy event didn’t disappoint. Leading CEOs and experts in technology, policy, and finance as well as five government ministers took part in a packed speaker program. What were the standout highlights of the WindEurope Conference and Exhibition 2019?

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Wind News
February 8, 2019

Attention turns to 2019 – What will be this year’s hot topics in wind energy?

2019 promises to be a big year for wind energy. There are plenty of important events coming up, and new approaches to O&M will play a significant role in the sector. The Wind Farm Management Blog talks to Dr. Philipp Schmid from SKF for key insights into what we can expect in 2019.

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Wind News
November 26, 2018

Core assessment – SKF supports NREL wind turbine drivetrain failure investigations

Premature drivetrain failures are a common cause of wind turbine downtime. However, the cause of these failures is not always clear. SKF is supporting the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) to conduct a study that could provide the wind energy sector with vital insights into drivetrain defects.

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Wind News
October 4, 2018

Overview: WindEnergy Hamburg 2018 – A look back at the world’s leading wind energy event

On September 25–28, WindEnergy Hamburg 2018 – the world’s most important wind energy event – took place. The 2018 edition was the biggest yet and had plenty to offer attendees. Whether visitors wanted to learn about innovative new products or attend panel discussions about the future of the sector, there was something for everyone. Here’s a recap of the event.

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