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Membership benefits

With over 30 years of experience, WindEurope is the trade association representing the interest and supporting the growth of the wind industry in Europe.

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Policy influence

Participate in WindEurope’s Working Groups

WindEurope’s Working Groups are the brain of the trade association and shape policy to respond to the main challenges that your business faces.

WindEurope experts draft policy recommendations based on first-hand input from the industry and have direct access to the institutions that design the EU regulatory framework of tomorrow.

WindEurope’s Working Groups

Markets and regulation
ML, LM, C1, C2, C3 members
Leads WindEurope’s work and outreach on EU climate and energy policy. Promotes stable market and legislative frameworks. Works on EU-wide market design with cost-efficient integration of large shares of wind energy.
System integration
ML, LM, C1, C2, C3 members
Contributes to WindEurope’s work on shaping EU priorities on: grid infrastructure developments; accompanying regulatory framework and; all technical issues relating to wind power grid integration. Discusses new market opportunities and business models for wind energy, including the use of energy storage and participation to ancillary services.
Electrification
ML, LM, C1, C2, C3 members
Provides a platform to discuss market and regulatory barriers for the electrification of heating, transport and industrial processes.
Offshore
ML, LM, C1, C2, C3 members
Promotes European offshore wind energy as a vital and strategic energy resource. Addresses barriers to drive down costs. Advocates for investments in offshore electricity networks.
Research & innovation (ETIP Wind)
On application
Drives WindEurope’s work towards cost reductions in the wind industry and maintaining European technological leadership by ensuring optimal use of European research funds.
Finance
ML, LM, C1, C2, C3 members
Addresses real and perceived risk elements in financing wind projects. Promotes access to finance and broadening of financing options (e.g. corporate PPAs and access to EU financing).
Sustainability
ML, LM, C1, C2, C3 members
Provides a platform to discuss how to minimise waste, support recycling and reduce the carbon footprint across the supply chain. Addresses sustainability as a way to help cut costs and make the industry more competitive.
Events advisory group
On application
Provides vital input into the concept, timing and format of WindEurope’s events, factoring in market dynamics.
Communications
On application
Supports the wind industry’s communication activities. This includes press relations, social media, political communication, events and campaigns.
National association CEOs
National wind energy or renewables associations
Strategically coordinates the political and communication messages of the wind industry to ensure it speaks with a coordinated and common voice across Europe.

 

WindEurope Task Forces

Baltic
ML, LM, C1, C2, C3 members
Promotes regional cooperation to support offshore wind deployment in the Baltic Sea.
Floating
ML, LM, C1, C2, C3 members
Promotes European floating offshore wind energy as a strategic resource with tremendous potential.
Ports platform
ML, LM, C1, C2, C3 members
Supports European ports serving the wind industry.
Digitalisation
ML, LM, C1, C2, C3 members
Discusses solutions to optimise wind farm performance and covers cybersecurity issues.
Balancing
ML, LM, C1, C2, C3 members
Supports discussions with ENTSO-E and policymakers on balancing markets and implementation of European Guidelines.
Grid codes
ML, LM, C1, C2, C3 members
Promotes exchange of best practices on the development of grid connection codes at European level and the improvement of future regulatory conditions.
Trade
ML, LM, C1, C2, C3 members
Deals with international trade issues which have an impact on the European wind industry supply chain.
Aviation
ML, LM, C1, C2, C3 members
Establishes a stable work stream with aviation stakeholders: civil and military institutions together with policymakers and international organisations.

 

Advocacy products

Monthly advocacy reports
All members
A summary of the most relevant developments in EU energy policy.
National energy & climate plans (NECPS)
All members
The 2030 National Energy and Climate Plans (NECPs) are the framework for Member States to outline their climate and energy goals, policies and measures from 2021 to 2030. WindEurope has performed an assessment of the national draft plans that have been submitted to date; This is available in the Members’ Area.

Market intelligence

Access wind energy market insights

WindEurope’s market intelligence team provides members with focused and valuable information on offshore and onshore wind in both the EU and its neighbouring countries.

Get easy access to market data, attend topical webinars and workshops, and receive the necessary intelligence to grow your business.

Members-only market intelligence products

Market data interactive tools
All members
  • Wind energy: historic installation
  • Wind energy: 5-year outlook
  • Historic and upcoming tenders/auctions
  • European offshore wind farm map
  • International floating wind projects map
National policy and regulatory developments
ML, LM, C1, C2 members
A publication providing updates on the latest national policy and regulatory developments in Europe, including an overview of support mechanisms for new wind farms and permitting requirements.
Wind turbine order monitoring
ML, LM, C1, C2 members
A publication tracking wind turbine orders (and service contracts) across the EU and offering a clear, concise overview of EU market trends, analysis of market shares and regional market opportunities.
Webinars
All members
  • Annual trends and statistics, offshore trends
  • Market outlook
  • Access to European grants and financing
  • Corporate PPAS
Conference proceedings
All members
Speakers’ presentations, full papers and session recordings. A comprehensive library of all proceedings from WindEurope conferences and technology workshops is accessible from the Members’ Area.

Support from WindEurope Team

EU funding
All members or restricted to some members depending on the type of support required
  • Briefings on EU funding programmes
  • Tips and tricks on how to participate in EU calls and how to write a proposal
  • Coordination of consortium building events
WindEurope expertise
All members or restricted to some members depending on the type of support required
In addition to the topics covered by WindEurope Working Groups and Task Forces, the Market Intelligence team covers the following field of expertise:

  • Permitting
  • Environment & planning
  • Repowering & End-Of-Life issues
  • Wind turbine technology
  • Hybrid power plants

Business & networking

Connect with the partners that matter to your business

WindEurope is the world’s largest wind energy network, gathering the most important businesses and decision-makers in the wind industry.

Preferential rates at events
All members
30% discount on all passes (conference delegate, exhibitor and visitor) at WindEurope’s Conferences & Exhibitions and Technology Workshops.
Social events
All members
A personal invitation to WindEurope Members’ Reception during WindEurope events and WindEurope’s yearly Summer Reception in Brussels.
VIP meetings
ML, LM, C1, C2 members
A personal invitation to high-level meetings with decision-makers and key wind industry players (e.g. the VIP lunch at WindEurope events).
Contact introduction
ML, LM, C1, C2 members
WindEurope facilitates personal introduction to contacts relevant to your business.
Working groups meetings
See Policy Influence section
Beyond shaping policy recommendations, our Working Groups offer great opportunities for networking with the industry while sharing best practices and experiences.
Members’ directory
All members
Direct access to the contact details of wind energy professionals from the 400+ members of WindEurope.

Brand exposure

Get strong positioning in the market

WindEurope helps your organisation to profile itself in the wind industry.

Visibility at WindEurope events
All members
Benefit from a 30% discount on stand prices at WindEurope Exhibitions.
Priority speaking opportunities
ML, LM, C1, C2 members
Get priority access to speaking opportunities or become a member of Conference Programme Committees that shape the content of WindEurope Conferences.
Brand exposure
All members
Benefit from visibility on WindEurope’s communication channels.
Press trips & press conferences
LM, ML, C1, C2 members
Get priority access to press trips coordinated by WindEurope, including visits to your factory and other facilities.

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