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Onshore wind energy: First call for tender in 2018 improves manufacturers’ capacity utilization, requirement for approval must be stipulated
The Federal Network Agency (BNetzA) today published the results of the first call for tender in 2018 for onshore wind energy.
VDMA on the energy plans of the CDU/CSU and SPD: “We had been further!"
"The new government is going in the right direction with their commitment to efficiency and faster grid expansion for more renewable energy, but much more consistency is needed."
Wind energy in the German Bundesrat – VDMA Power Systems supports initiatives for the energy transition and industry location
The state governments of Lower Saxony and North Rhine-Westphalia presented draft bills for amendments to the Renewable Energies Act (EEG) to the Bundesrat.
Energy transition to be accelerated – Expansion of offshore wind energy up to 2020 progressing according to plan
With a total output capacity of more than 5.3 GW, offshore wind turbines make an increasing contribution to the security of Germany’s energy supply.

Press releases

07.02.2018
"The new government is going in the right direction with their commitment to efficiency and faster grid expansion for more renewable energy, but much more consistency is needed."
02.02.2018
The state governments of Lower Saxony and North Rhine-Westphalia presented draft bills for amendments to the Renewable Energies Act (EEG) to the Bundesrat.
18.01.2018
With a total output capacity of more than 5.3 GW, offshore wind turbines make an increasing contribution to the security of Germany’s energy supply.
21.12.2017
One year after presenting the Clean Energy Package, the EU Energy Ministers have discussed the outstanding central points and agreed on common positions on the topics of the internal market in electricity, governance regulations and support of renewable energies.
12.12.2017
The Federal Network Agency (BNetzA) has announced the results of the first call for tenders for combined heat and power plant (CHP) technologies with a tender volume of 100 Megawatts (MW).
22.11.2017
The Federal Network Agency (BNetzA) today published the results of the third and final EEG (Renewable Energies Act) bidding round for onshore wind energy in 2017
15.08.2017
The Federal Network Agency (BNetzA) today published the results of the second round of the EEG call for tenders for onshore wind turbines.
27.07.2017
Gross expansion of onshore wind energy by 2,281 megawatts (MW), which equals 790 wind turbines, as high as expected in the first half of 2017
26.04.2017
In 2016, the fuel cell industry in Germany achieved a turnover of around EUR 100 million from fuel cell heating devices and power supply systems. Following a lateral movement the previous year, the economic outlook of the VDMA Fuel Cells working group forecasts a growth of 90 percent for the current year based on an industrial survey. Manufacturers can be very optimistic about 2017.
Beatrix Fontius
Beatrix Fontius
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