GWO is pleased to announce that innogy SE, Enercon and GoldWind have all signed on as a members of Global Wind Organisation.
innogy is based in Essen, Germany and began operations on 1 April, 2016. The company has more than 40,000 employees and activities in 16 countries across Europe working in different business segments covering grid & infrastructure, retail and renewables.
Innogy has an installed capacity of more than 900 megawatts in offshore wind and over 1900 megawatts in onshore wind.
Enercon is based in Aurich, Germany and was formed in 1984. Enercon has specialized in using gearless turbines and has approximately 18.000 employees and activities across the globe. Enercon has 43,1 gigawatt power installed worldwide with more than 26.360 wind turbines installed.
GoldWind is based in Urumqi, Xinjiang, China and was founded in 1998. GoldWind has activities in Asia, Europe and the Americas and is among the largest turbine manufacturers in the world.
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