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GERMANY: Manufacturer Senvion has been going through some tough times as it reshapes the business following the change in ownership in spring 2015. Its India strategy is not going to plan, and uncertainty in its German home market continues.
GERMANY: Nordex is joining Enercon and Vestas in the 4MW club, developing its 3MW Delta series into a 4.0-4.5MW turbine with a 149-metre rotor. Eize de Vries was given an exclusive preview.
GERMANY: The move towards competitive auctions for wind-power development is driving rapid progress in turbine design. Germany's leading onshore supplier Enercon is responding to the changing market conditions with a radical new design.
GERMANY: Senvion is adapting its 3MW platform for offshore deployment in the Mediterranean, and is likely to develop an 11-12MW range turbine with a rotor diameter close to 200 metres.
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.