A matter of the Hertz Foto: Hendrik Heißelmann

A matter of the Hertz

Have a ball! The traditional anemometer gets a new competitor – here's how it works. read more »

Bavaria against wind power Nordex SE

Policy » 20.11.2014

Bavaria against wind power

Last week, the Bavarian government implemented the long-awaited 10-H rule, which will effectively put an end to wind power in the state. Yet, public support for wind power among Bavarians remains quite high. read more »

Mexicos wind energy and its energy economy Foto: Gamesa

Country Report » 19.11.2014

Mexicos wind energy and its energy economy

Wind power increased its contribution in Mexico. Since 2007 several parks were built in the middle of America. The Yearbook from the World Wind Energy Association (WWEA) "Wind Energy International 2014/2015" shows, how the future market of Mexican wind power looks and which projects are planned. read more »

Germany opens first commercial offshore wind farm Siemens press picture

Development » 16.11.2014

Germany opens first commercial offshore wind farm

This month, Meerwind Süd|Ost went into operation with a total capacity of 288 megawatts. One of the two major investors is Blackstone of the US, a firm that a German minister called “locusts” less than a decade ago. read more »

Wind research Foto: Pedro Sala/ Fotolia

Wind research

Almost nothing is known about fires inside of wind turbines. An international team of scientists is is looking at the causes and possible remedies. read more »

The changing face of wind farm funding Foto: Commerzbank

The changing face of wind farm funding

For the second year running, wind energy industry has been building turbines at a dizzying rate. But, although the numbers are dizzying, it's not getting any easier for wind farm developers to find funding. read more »

A new kind of green investment Foto: Thomas Günzel

A new kind of green investment

The new online trading platform Green-X Money, helps to marry project developers in the renewables industry with investors. Here's how it works. read more »

Advancing wind power as fast as possible Bernard Chabot

Scenarios » 24.10.2014

Advancing wind power as fast as possible

Bernard Chabot is back today with a comparison of three scenarios published by GWEC and two of his own published by the WWEA. The scenarios show that one strategy would be best for the short term; another, for the long term. Chabot says this combination would be a good joint proposal by both organizations at the upcoming climate talks in Lima and Paris. read more »

Renewable energy and its sources in Chile Foto: Mainstream

Country report » 23.10.2014

Renewable energy and its sources in Chile

Renewable energy is currently small in Chile, but there are a lot of proposed projects for wind energy and some already done. This article from the WWEA-yearbook Wind Energy international 2014/15 describes the changes of energy supply in the South American country. read more »

Vestas back in the black Foto: DONG Energy

Wind power » 25.08.2014

Vestas back in the black

The Danish wind power leader increased its sales of 13 percent year over year, moving out of the red in the process, partly because of greater profit margins from projects. It may be a sign of a healthier global wind market. read more »