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GERMANY: As the government speeds towards auctions for wind support, the industry is concerned what will happen to small onshore projects and whether offshore developments will receive a fair share.
GERMANY: Prototype octagonal-shaped 100-metre tower offers benefits over steel and concrete, finds Eize de Vries on a visit to German tower developer TimberTower.
GERMANY: New CFO, Manav Sharma, says manufacturer will invest in greater product development, as he aims to bring stability to the German firm now under US ownership.
EUROPE: The battle between Siemens and MHI-Vestas (MV) for supremacy in the offshore market is intensifying as both firms took preferred supplier status with major orders.
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.
As the Husum trade fair gets underway, Windpower Monthly has produced a special report looking at the latest technological innovations in the wind industry.
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.
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.
Windpower Monthly has created a digital magazine and a downloadable PDF for subscribers, examining Germany's wind manufacturing sector.