European Wind Energy Association
The European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) is an association based in Brussels, promoting the use of wind power in Europe. It has over 700 members from nearly 60 countries including manufacturers with a leading share of the world wind power market, component suppliers, research institutes, national wind and renewables associations,[clarification needed] developers, contractors, electricity providers, finance companies, insurance companies, and consultants.
EWEA organises numerous regular events: conferences, exhibitions, launches, seminars and workshops. These encourage the exchange of international experience on policy, finance and technical developments, and showcase the latest technology.
From 2011, the annual European Wind Energy Conference and Exhibition (EWEC), organised by the European Wind Energy Association for over 25 years, changed its name to "EWEA Annual Event". The last event was EWEA 2013 in Vienna, which attracted over 8,000 participants and over 400 exhibitors companies. The next edition is "EWEA 2014" in Barcelona.
Another major EWEA event is its conference and exhibition dedicated to offshore wind energy, the last edition of which attracted 8,200 participants and 480 exhibiting companies. The next offshore event is in Frankfurt in 2013 - EWEA OFFSHORE 2013.
- EWEA Official Home Page
- EWEA Offshore 2013
- EWEA 2013
- Creating the Internal Energy Market in Europe EWEA report (10/2012)
- Energy and the EU budget 2014-2020