Four Enercon E-103 wind turbines to supply around 5,200 households in futur Read more »
In 2022 wind energy had the largest share in German electricity production: gross electricity production from onshore and offshore wind energy had a total share of about 23 % (net). In 2022 we had 28,443 onshore wind turbines with a total installed capacity of 58,106 MW in Germany. 551 onshore wind turbines with a capacity of 2,403 MW were newly installed.
Inaddition to this 1,539 offshore wind turbines (OWEA) with a total capacity of 8.1 GW were in operation in Germany. Of these, 38 plants with a total output of 342 MW fed into the power grid for the first time in 2022.
"Renewable resources can be harvested to cover all of our energy needs.” - an interview with Henrik Stiesdal
Henrik Stiesdal is a Danish inventor, businessman, and one of the foremost leading figures in wind power. In the interview celebrating Global Wind Day 2023 he talks about the beginnings and future prospects of Wind Energy. Read more »
ENERCON, a pioneer of onshore wind turbine technologies, and KALYON Enerji, one of the leading investors in the field of renewable energy, have signed a new cooperation for 260 MW within the scope of the YEKA RES-3 project in Türkiye. Read more »
GE Renewable Energy announces onshore wind turbine decommissioning and recycling agreement with neowa
GE Renewable Energy announced today that it has entered into an MOU for a multi-year agreement with neowa to dismantle decommissioned Germany-based onshore wind turbines and recycle a variety of components during partial and full repowering. Read more »
The new AEE background paper "Social justice in climate protection and the energy transition" shows how climate justice and social justice can be reconciled. Read more »
Upper Franconian Municipality Wunsiedel Reaches Climate Goals Early Thanks to Wind, Bioenergy and Co.
Bavarian town of Wunsiedel honored as "Energy Municipality of the Month” by the Renewable Energies Agency. Read more »
The German population wants more renewable energies: A representative survey shows strong support for further expansion
Berlin, 10 September 2015. The transition to renewable energy enjoys continued strong support among the German population. According to a representative survey from TNS Emnid commissioned by the Renewable Energies Agency (AEE), 93 percent of those polled considered the continued expansion of... Read more »