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Convocatoria de los Premios Eolo 2021 de AEE en sus distintas categorías: Fotografía, Innovación, Integración Rural y Microcuentos

Wind power, the leading power generation technology in Spain with over 23% of the...

2021 was a year of important milestones for wind power in Spain, the main one being that wind power is the leading power generation technology in Spain. Closing figures for 2021 indicate that wind...
Vestas lanza el aerogenerador V162-6.8 MW de la plataforma EnVentus

Vestas launches the EnVentus platform V162-6.8 MW wind turbine

The development and continued scalability of wind power technology is playing a key role in the energy transition. With the new EnVentus platform V162-6.8 MW wind turbine, Vestas is looking to lead the expansion...
Sulzer Schmid y ENERTRAG Betrieb mejoran la inspección de palas de aerogeneradores

Sulzer Schmid and ENERTRAG Betrieb improve wind turbine blade inspections

Sulzer Schmid and ENERTRAG Betrieb have teamed up to provide a new wind turbine blade inspection solution that integrates ENERTRAG Betrieb’s innovative lightning protection systems (LPS) testing solution with Sulzer Schmid’s UAV technology and...
Siemens Gamesa presenta la primera pala reciclable del mundo

Siemens Gamesa launch of world’s first recyclable wind turbine blade for commercial use offshore

Siemens Gamesa launches the RecyclableBlade, the world’s first wind turbine blade that can be recycled at the end of its lifecycle. This breakthrough is a crucial step towards Siemens Gamesa’s ambitious goal to make...
6,1 GW de eólica marina instalados en 2020 en todo el mundo, con China como líder

World installs 6.1 GW of offshore wind in 2020, led by China

Offshore wind capacity grew steadily in 2020, but governments will need to act decisively to improve policy in order to scale up installations at the pace required to help the world meet its carbon...
Ingeteam predice el comportamiento de parques eólicos marinos con INGEOCEAN

Ingeteam predicts the performance of offshore wind farms with INGEOCEAN

Ingeteam has developed a set of innovative technologies for the optimisation of activities related to the operation and maintenance of offshore wind farms, reducing uncertainty and operating costs. Ingeocean, as an advanced software tool,...
La Comisión Europea quiere 30 GW/año de nueva eólica hasta 2030

The EU Commission wants 30 GW a year of new wind up to 2030

The European Commission has tabled the Fit-for-55 package, a series of legislative proposals to deliver the EU’s increased climate target of 55% emissions reduction by 2030. The package includes a higher renewables target and...
La industria eólica pide la prohibición en toda Europa del vertido de palas de aerogeneradores

Wind industry calls for Europe-wide ban on landfilling turbine blades

Today WindEurope called for a Europe-wide landfill ban on decommissioned wind turbine blades by 2025. Europe’s wind industry actively commits to re-use, recycle, or recover 100% of decommissioned blades. This comes after several industry-leading...
BNEF analiza las tendencias regionales y globales para la industria eólica hasta 2030

BNEF analyzes regional and global trends for wind industry to 2030

BloombergNEF (BNEF) has published its 1H 2021 Global Wind Market Outlook outlining global wind capacity to 2030 for the first time. The report provides visibility of the regional and global trends that will affect...
Es necesario formar a casi medio millón de trabajadores para afrontar de forma segura la expansión del mercado eólico mundial durante los próximos cinco años

Nearly half a million workers must be trained to safely meet expansion of global...

In 2019, Global Wind Organisation partnered with the Global Wind Energy Council to highlight the importance of safety, training and job creation to power wind energy deployment and the global energy transition. The two...