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Offshore wind energy is becoming increasingly cost-effective and delivers the usual reliable high electricity volumes. Offshore wind is cost-efficient, consistently reliable and competitive....

526 KB | January 2020

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160 turbines at sea with a capacity of 1,111 MW with first-time electricity feed-in in 2019, overall 1,469 turbines with a total capacity of 7,516 MW connected to the grid.

583 KB | January 2020

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Most recent figures for onshore wind energy expansion in Germany, showing an immense slowdown in the expansion rate to an overall net installation of only 231 MW in the first half of 2019.

1 MB | July 2019

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Most recent figures for offshore wind energy expansion in Germany, showing an installed total capacity of 6658 MW and 1351 turbines as of June 30, 2019.

1 MB | July 2019

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Over the course of 2018, 743 wind turbine generators (WTG) were erected in Germany. This is equivalent to a gross addition of 2,402 MW. Following several years marked with considerable...

890 KB | January 2019

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According to the latest figures published by Deutsche WindGuard, 1,305 offshore wind turbines with a total output of 6,382 MW (megawatts) fed into the grid in 2018. In this period, 136 new...

934 KB | January 2019

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This factsheet analyzes the most current status of land-based wind energy development in Germany as of June 30th, 2018.

699 KB | August 2018

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The development status of offshore wind energy in the first half of 2018 is the focus of this factsheet.

843 KB | August 2018

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The latest issue of the BWE Industry Report 2018. On about 250 pages you will find the current state of development and an overview of more than 450 companies of the German wind industry.

33 MB | August 2018

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Strict requirements for nature conservation are taken into account both when planning areas dedicated to wind power and when approving a specific location for a specific turbine. European,...

430 KB | June 2018

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Whether it's jobs, new habitats for plants and animals, affordable electricity, or more money in a town's coffers, wind farms benefit nearby residents, communities, and nature in a lot of...

2 MB | June 2018

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Climate change harms both humans and nature. Renewable energy contributes not only to climate protection; the environment, too, directly benefits form wind energy - thanks to conscious...

4 MB | June 2018

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Local energy for local people. The brochure shows in detail the special things that can happen when wind farms are planned and built with intensive input from local people. The brochure...

4 MB | June 2018

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A comparison of subsidies and societal cost of renewable and conventional energy sources. What are the full costs of power generation? The question is decisive in the debate about our future...

1 MB | June 2018

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