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Zero-support bids bank on high power-price expectation

Zero-support bids bank on high power-price expectation

GERMANY: Some were perplexed, others shocked when Danish developer Dong Energy and German utility EnBW succeeded in Germany's first offshore wind auction with bids for zero support for a total 1,380MW.

Twin rotors bring 15MW offshore turbine closer

Twin rotors bring 15MW offshore turbine closer

GERMANY: A pair of downwind two-blade rotors, a nameplate capacity of 15MW and a floating platform mark the groundbreaking approach aerodyn engineering is taking to offshore wind turbine development.

Dong and EnBW break records with subsidy-free German bids

Dong and EnBW break records with subsidy-free German bids

GERMANY: The first auction for offshore wind in Germany also produced the first €0/MWh bids, enabled by long lead times developers hope will bring the bigger turbines they need to deliver.

More intraday and cross-border trading helps wind

More intraday and cross-border trading helps wind

GERMANY: Electricity trading for same-day delivery has made big progress in recent years, benefiting not only the trading of wind energy, but also the whole electricity system.


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Germany - Market reform and end of nuclear aid steady growth

GERMANY: Stable growth in both onshore and offshore wind is expected in 2012 due to the support set out in Germany's renewable-energy law last year. The country could add another 2GW in 2012, of which 200MW is likely to be offshore, according to a cautious forecast by the German wind energy association, Bundesverband Windenergie.

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Husum 2012 - Special Report

Husum 2012 - Special Report

As the Husum trade fair gets underway, Windpower Monthly has produced a special report looking at the latest technological innovations in the wind industry.

Global Offshore - Special Report

Global Offshore - Special Report

Windpower Monthly has produced a special report covering the examining the future of the global offshore sector. It covers Europe's ambitious plans versus the financial realities, and progress in other markets such as China and the US.

European Wind Integration - Special Report

European Wind Integration - Special Report

Windpower Monthly examines the challenges of wind integration across Europe. The special report includes a focus on operating systems in Denmark, Spain, Ireland, and a wind penetration of map of the whole region.

German Wind Engineering - Special Report

German Wind Engineering - Special Report

Windpower Monthly has created a digital magazine and a downloadable PDF for subscribers, examining Germany's wind manufacturing sector.