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Vestas leads the pack with squeezed market share

Global wind turbine commissioning increased 21% to nearly 61GW in 2019, with Danish manufacturer Vestas once again taking the top supplier spot despite its market share being squeezed and after the OEM installed less capacity than it did the previous year.

Coronavirus 'jeopardises 2020 Chinese installations'

Production delays caused by the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak could halve wind turbine installations in China in 2020 if the epidemic continues to impact the supply chain into the middle of the year, according to global energy consultancy Wood Mackenzie.

Middle East and African installations slow in 2019

Wind power installations slowed in Africa and the Middle East last year, according to Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) figures, but the industry body expects faster growth in the next five years.

Ten of the best projects from the last decade

The Windpower Monthly team selects its pick of ten of the most ambitious and interesting wind projects that have been installed in the past ten years.

Enercon cuts back, seeing 'no chance' of German recovery

Country's leading OEM cuts 3,000 jobs and will cease domestic blade manufacturing as it tries to reposition itself in tough global market.

OEMs face the abyss in Germany

The slowdown decimating Germany's onshore sector has come as little surprise. Following the 2017 tenders ­-- which were dominated by citizen-owned projects that have longer development times because they did not need permits to enter ­-- it was clear to most in the industry that there would be a dip in installations.