1,000 GW of wind power: the 4 big mistakes and the big opportunity

Already 1,000 GW of wind power is installed worldwide. This is an impressive figure considering that large-scale wind technology started some 40 years ago, but it is even more impressive that, according to all forecasts, we will see the second…

A review of the status of wind turbine manufacturers

Following the presentation of the first quarter results, we now have a clearer picture of what 2023 looks like for the main wind turbine manufacturers. And, spoiler alert, things are not looking good as the long-awaited recovery will not come…

A walk through the graveyard of wind energy manufacturers

A look at some of the wind turbine manufacturers that failed to survive but left behind some very interesting products.

Introduction to the European legislative puzzle for renewables

The European Union has embarked on a frantic legislative race related to energy and renewables. In recent weeks we have seen proposals related to renewable targets, the renewable industry, the electricity market and even raw materials. In this…

Finally we have suitable areas for offshore wind in spain

It has taken 5 years but finally the Offshore Spatial Planning Plans (POEM) have been approved, defining the high potential areas for the development of offshore wind power. It was a long awaited milestone in the sector as it means the regulatory…

China’s phantom menace in wind power

The Western wind industry has been living for years with the threat of Chinese manufacturers flooding the market with their low-priced turbines. In recent times, this fear has intensified due to the moment of weakness of Western OEMs, which…
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Wind and solar PV in Spain – Overview of 2022

For the fifth year, we publish a summary of how wind and solar power have performed in Spain in the year that has just ended. A year marked by electricity prices, but also by the spectacular take-off of photovoltaic solar energy, which seems…

Wind turbine manufacturers – reasons for optimism?

Are there reasons for optimism in the current downturn? We look for positive signs that could herald a turnaround in the wind turbine manufacturing sector.

Patent Wars

A Boston court recently banned GE from marketing Haliade-X in the US on the grounds that it infringes a SiemensGamesa patent. This high-profile case is, by now, the latest chapter in the patent wars that have been seen in the renewable market.…

Looking for trends in the financial results of wind manufacturers

We analyse the financial results of the last 6 quarters of Vestas, SiemensGamesa, GE and Nordex, looking for a trend that will give us a glimpse of the light at the end of the tunnel.