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The VDMA Power Systems association is the information and communication platform for manufacturers of wind energy plants and core components. It provides a forum allowing for joint positioning on current topics related to the sector with manufacturers of engine systems, turbines, thermal power plants and hydroelectric power plants.

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VDMA Power Systems: Uncertainty burdens auction for onshore wind energy
The Federal Network Agency (BNetzA) today published the results of the second call for tender in 2018 for onshore wind energy.
Second round of tendering for offshore wind energy: Development in offshore wind energy remains strong
The Federal Network Agency today published the approved projects in the second round of tendering for offshore wind energy, amounting to more than 1,610 MW.
Power plant engineering economic trend 2018: Global market is becoming more decentralized with a greater focus on renewable energy, but the situation is not getting any easier
On the occasion of the Hannover Messe, VDMA Power Systems presented the “Power Plant Engineering Economic Trend 2018”. Before the presentation, the Chairman of VDMA Power Systems and CEO of Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy, Dr. Markus Tacke, explained: “The announcements in the coalition contract regarding climate protection and energy transition must now be acted upon, as European plant engineering can only then assert itself as the forerunner of a leading market for energy systems in global competition.”
First joint call for tender for onshore wind and solar energy: The energy transition requires balanced expansion
The Federal Network Agency (BNetzA) published the results of the first cross-technology call for tender for onshore wind and solar energy today. For the 200 megawatt (MW) call for tender, 32 bids with a scope of 210 MW for solar plants only were accepted, while the bids submitted for onshore wind power plants were not accepted. The average volume-weighted awarded value is 4.67 ct/kWh.
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."

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Market Overview Wind Energy in Germany
Over the whole of 2017, the gross deployment of onshore wind energy by 5,333 megawatts (MW) and 1,792 wind turbines was expectedly high. 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.

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Committees and their functions
Committees and their functions
Urs Wahl
Urs Wahl
Wind Energy Plants; Energy Policy
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