The German Wind Energy Association e.V. (BWE) is the partner of more than 3,000 companies in the industry and represents around 20,000 members. Together with its members, the BWE is fully committed to ensuring that the success story of German wind energy continues and that the vision of “100 percent electricity from renewable energies” will soon become reality in Germany.

VDMA Power Systems represents the manufacturers and suppliers of power and heat generation plants. This includes wind turbines, engine plants, thermal power plants and hydropower plants as well as storage and sector coupling technologies. The VDMA Wind Industry Working Group is the wind industry network within VDMA with over 140 members. The working group serves as an information hub and network for the entire breadth of the wind industry in mechanical engineering.

Bremerhaven-based WAB is the nationwide contact partner for the offshore wind industry in Germany and the leading business network for onshore wind energy in the north-west region. The association fosters the production of “green” hydrogen from wind energy. It comprises some 250 smaller and larger businesses as well as institutes from all sectors of the wind industry, the maritime industry as well as research.

The Cottbus Chamber of Industry and Commerce (IHK Cottbus) offers a wide range of services in terms of business promotion, such as information on market opportunities abroad, mediation of cooperations, support for start-ups and information on financial aid and support programmes.

Since its foundation, the Renewable Energy Industry Association watt_2.0 e. V. has been active cross-divisional in all subjects concerning renewable energies and the energy industry as a whole. With 100 member companies from all sectors of the industry the association is an objective and constructive business partner, is in attendance on institutions from business, science and political representatives. Our main tasks are highlighting the opportunities of refining renewables in terms of environmental and economic policy, to network stakeholders across sectors and cross lines of business and to work together for the modernization of the energy industry as a whole.

EE.SH is one of the six strategic clusters of the State of Schleswig-Holstein. We provide special support to companies engaged in the field of renewable energy to enable the statewide implementation of energy transition and a growing value creation from this economic field. We help you to find project funding and the right partners for innovation and transformation projects. Our public relations is targetted at raising the acceptance for such projects and renewable energy in general.

The Energieküste on Schleswig-Holstein’s North Sea coast is the future location for renewable energies. Innovative companies, strong business development and committed municipalities are creating the conditions for the energy system of the future. The region is an incubator for innovations. Green energy creates new added value in the areas of sustainable mobility, new heating concepts, hydrogen and even the transformation of industry. Anyone who wants to make a difference for the energy transition is welcome here.

Free events and advice for every one who wants to establish a business in the west coast region of the northernmost German federal state Schleswig-Holstein – that’s the service of Nordfriesland County’s economic development organisation. We run several regional development projects, e.g. the Renewable Energy Network Agency EE.SH, the Danish-German knowledge transfer project Fit4Jobs (Interreg funded) and several projects for further education and employees development.

The Schleswig-Holstein Renewable Energy Association stands for the diversity and joint strength of the renewable energy sector. We are committed to a one hundred percent renewable energy supply. For more regional added value. For sustainable climate protection for Schleswig-Holstein.

With more than 600 member organisations in over 60 countries, the Enterprise Europe Network is the world’s largest support network for small and medium-sized enterprises. With our broad range of services, we help companies to exploit their innovation potential, find the right financing and grow internationally. We offer individual advice and free services, local contact persons with network contacts worldwide as well as EU expertise linked to regional economic development.

Global non-profit organisation for wind energy with the aim of promoting the use of wind energy worldwide in compliance with ecological and social criteria, by advising governments and international organisations, networking wind energy stakeholders worldwide and promoting the transfer of know-how. More than 400 member organisations in over 100 countries on all continents, including many developing and emerging countries. Cooperation with other non-governmental organisations for renewable energies (for example International Renewable Energy Alliance; Eurosolar; World Council for Renewable Energies).

Since the beginning of the nineties, Matthias Ibeler has been photographing industrial themes and wind power projects on behalf of clients. After his first offshore projects in Utgrunden/Sweden and Arklow/Ireland in 2003 and 2004, he became project photographer for the first German offshore wind farm Alpha Ventus in 2009/2010. he became project photographer for the first German offshore wind farm Alpha Ventus in 2009/2010. Further projects followed, so that he can look back on 8 offshore wind farms that he has accompanied as project photographer.

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