Join the leaders in offshore wind energy through WindEurope, Europe’s largest and most important offshore wind energy network
WindEurope is recognised globally as the voice of the European wind industry. With 450 members active in more than 40 countries, we promote wind power in Europe and worldwide. We are where all the roads of the offshore wind industry meet – our membership encompasses the full spectrum of offshore wind industry players: from wind turbine manufacturers with a leading share of the global wind power market to component suppliers, research institutes, national wind and renewables associations, developers, contractors, electricity providers, finance and insurance companies and consultants.
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As a WindEurope member, you can enjoy access to the platforms for the conversations and connections that are driving offshore wind forward. WindEurope membership offers unparalleled opportunities to influence the positions of the European offshore wind industry: our dedicated Offshore Wind Working Group actively works to shape EU policies in offshore wind, seeking to reduce costs and unlock Europe’s offshore potential by transforming regulatory practices. Our recently-launched Ports Platform allows members to exchange best practice and know-how, and lets offshore players engage with other,stakeholders on the opportunities and challenges that ports face as the offshore wind industry grows.
Tools and information
At WindEurope, we have the tools and the skills you need to keep up to date with all things offshore: our biannual European offshore statistics are recognised throughout the industry and media as the authoritative guide to all the ongoing trends and developments in the offshore wind sector, while our Daily Wind tool allows you to track – country by country, day by day – the amount of offshore wind in Europe’s energy mix. Not only this, but our global offshore wind database and dedicated offshore analysts are always available to provide you with all the offshore information you need going forward.
In addition to all these tools,WindEurope’s famous international events attract thousands of offshore players representing every area of the offshore sector. These events not only allow you to make contacts on the exhibition floor, they also provide you with a broad range of in-depth conference sessions offering you front-seat access to all the technological, political and market innovations that are reshaping how offshore wind works. WindEurope members also get significant discounts on exhibition bookings and conference passes.
WindEurope’s membership encompasses the full spectrum of offshore players: everyone from market leaders to small turbine component manufacturers has something to gain from WindEurope because we provide the contacts, the information and the community platforms that are shaping the future for offshore wind. We look forward to working with you.
Europe added 1.1GW of offshore wind capacity in the first half of 2018, with the UK being the main contributor with 911MW, according to WindEurope's recent report. Besides the UK, Belgium added 175MW and Denmark 28MW of new capacity, while Germany is expected to install new offshore wind in the second half of the year. A..read more →
Turkey has a huge floating offshore wind potential and could significantly support the deployment of the floating offshore wind technology, WindEurope said during a recent workshop in Istanbul entitled âLeveraging the EU offshore wind expertise in Turkeyâ. Turkey has extremely good wind resources, both on- and offshore, b..read more →
A new regulatory framework is necessary to support offshore wind investors in developing wind farms and infrastructure ready for future meshed grids, according to WindEurope CEO Giles Dickson. The current regulations represent the biggest challenge in establishing a meshed offshore grid since they encourage investors to co..read more →
With no floating offshore wind projects in the pipeline between 2021 and 2025, there is a window of opportunity for early movers willing to unlock new expanses of offshore wind energy, according to WindEurope CEO Giles Dickson. Dickson urged the EU Member States to seize this opportunity that floating offshore wind presents ..read more →
With the European Parliament recently voting on reforms to Europeâs electricity markets, aiming to modernise them and make them fit for renewables as part of the EUâs Clean Energy Package, this is still not the final deal, according to WindEurope's CEO Giles Dickson. Namely, there are still some details to agree on wit..read more →
DNV GL has appointed Peter Brun as Global Offshore Wind Segment Leader. At the new position, Brun will be responsible for alliance building, stakeholder management and promoting offshore wind development. Brun held the role of Vice Chairman at WindEurope (former EWEA) and Global Wind Energy Council between 2009 and 2013, ..read more →