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.
The NEMO interconnection link between Great Britain and Belgium is entering the commissioning phase. The commissioning period will run from the early-mid December 2018 to the end of January 2019, Nemo Link said. The project is being developed by the Belgian transmission system operator Elia and National Grid UK. The Nem..read more →
The French government presented a multiannual energy programme on 27 November, revealing plans to increase onshore wind capacity from the current 14.3GW to some 35GW by 2030 and to add further 2.2GW of offshore wind, on top of the 3GW already tendered and waiting to be built. Following the introduction of the plans, France En..read more →
Nearly 100 corporates have signed a declaration calling on European governments to make investing and directly sourcing renewable energy easier. Source: WindEurope The declaration calls on policymakers to remove all regulatory and administrative barriers to corporate sourcing of renewable energy, as required by the recen..read more →
Wind energy is set to overtake coal, nuclear and gas to become the EUâs largest power source well before 2030 according to the International Energy Agencyâs (IEA) 2018 World Energy Outlook, but additional efforts are needed if the entire energy system is to be decarbonised, WindEurope said. According to the IEAâs proje..read more →
Poland plans to develop 8GW of offshore wind energy in the Baltic Sea by 2035 and will soon pass a law to this effect, Polish State Secretary for Energy, Grzegorz Tobiszowski, said. The law will set out the annual volumes up to 2035. âThe Polish Baltic Sea has enormous wind energy potential and itâs great to see Polan..read more →
ï»¿ The main driver behind the forecast that wind energy will become the largest power source in the European Union well before 2030 is the EU's decision to raise the 2030 renewable energy target to 32%, which has come as a result of the industry and government's conclusions that the 27% target set in 2016 is not enough, given ..read more →