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Wind farm Wilstedt: First Long-Term Sound Study Published

07.09.2020

Research project TremAc: No connection between seismic waves or infrasound and nuisance  Infrasound – the great unknown in wind energy. Preferred threatening gesture of wind opponents. Topic non grata for many project developers and operators. Still not sufficiently researched scientifically. Until now. In a worldwide unique study, the joint project ”Objective criteria for vibration and […]

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wpd windmanager grows: Over 5 GW in operations management/ national and international growth

24.08.2020

On course for growth: wpd windmanager GmbH & Co. KG continues to push the expansion of its business activities – with new locations, new target markets and new services. The company is growing. In 2020, five more offices will be added – two nationally in Erkelenz and Bremerhaven, three more internationally in Spain, Chile and […]

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Reducing downtimes: wpd windmanager and Aerones with pilot project

14.08.2020

Servicing and maintenance measures have a direct effect on the downtimes of a wind farm. If the downtimes can be reduced, unnecessary yield losses are avoided. In order to break new ground in the field of maintenance and repair, wpd windmanager GmbH & Co. KG and Aerones SIA have launched a pilot project with the […]

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Kozmin wind farm: Poland’s Deputy Prime Minister on visit

13.08.2020

Just imagine: Peter Altmaier, Federal Minister of Economics and Energy, roping down from a wind turbine at a height of over 100 metres. Equipped with personal protective equipment. In front of the journalists‘ cameras. The pictures go around the world. Altmaier sets an example. A confession long needed. Wind energy is safe. Totally unrealistic? Yes […]

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New wpd windmanager Location in Bremerhaven

23.07.2020

In mid-July, the wpd windmanager world acquired a further German location: The wpd windmanager GmbH & Co. KG has now moved with its technical management into an additional location in the Schleusenstraße at the „Neuen Hafen“ in Bremerhaven. „Bremerhaven is a totally attractive location for us because there is a high affinity to wind energy […]

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psm becomes wpd windmanager Erkelenz

01.07.2020

What has been practised for 15 years is now also reflected in the name: psm has been renamed wpd windmanager Erkelenz. The structures of the internationally active wpd group, merged with the competencies of the highly competent, medium-sized company psm, will form the basis for successful corporate growth in the future. Deutsche Windtechnik takes over […]

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Reduce Operational Management Costs of Wind Farms with „GoodWind!

25.05.2020

Reduce operational management costs of wind farms, leverage optimisation potential with service and insurance and create synergies between these operationally relevant areas: This is the aim of the research project „Good Practice Operation Wind Energy“, in short GoodWind!, in which wpd windmanager is involved as an associated partner. The project also seeks to contribute to […]

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New Target Market? Office in Cameroon

15.05.2020

Yaoundé, April 2020. Wilhelm Kapale updates his e-mails. As so often in the last days. The loading symbol on his display rotates. Feels like eternity. He checks the reception of his mobile phone: four bars. The mailbox is still loading. Shortly after, the waiting is over: no new e-mails in the inbox. Disillusion. Waiting, that’s […]

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On-demand night-time marking: no more continuous flashing at night

08.05.2020

Wind turbines should only light up red at night when an aircraft is in the vicinity of a wind farm. The so-called “Bedarfsgesteuerte Nachtkennzeichnung“ (BNK: German term for on-demand night-time marking) can considerably reduce the flashing at night. This is intended to increase public acceptance for the expansion of wind energy. At the same time, […]

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The 5 Biggest Challenges in the Home Office

28.04.2020

Day 44 at the wpd windmanager home office. Since March 16 the majority of us has not entered our offices again. Several hundred working hours in domestic exile. Some can hardly wait to return. Others have already come to terms extremely well with working in sweatpants. In a short time we return to the workplace. […]

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