EM-Power 2020: Small Wind Turbines for the Energy Supply of the Future

Small-scale wind energy is still in the beginning phases in Germany. Yet interest in this technology is gaining traction in light of rising electricity prices and the sociopolitical direction we are heading in to invest more in renewable energies in the future. In order to be able to produce electricity evenly throughout the entire year, the combination of small-scale wind energy, photovoltaics and storage systems … Continue reading EM-Power 2020: Small Wind Turbines for the Energy Supply of the Future

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Vestas Still Rules Turbine Market, But Challengers Are Closing In

Developers commissioned almost 61GW of wind turbines globally in 2019, compared with 50GW in the previous year. Most of these were on land (88%) but the share of turbines installed offshore is growing, up four percentage points to 12%. Just four manufacturers accounted for more than half, or 55%, of the machines deployed: Denmark’s Vestas, Spain’s Siemens Gamesa, China’s Goldwind, and General Electric of the … Continue reading Vestas Still Rules Turbine Market, But Challengers Are Closing In