Repowering, dismantling and recycling in the wind industry – a joint effort to be handled sustainably

Managing efficiently the increasing numbers of wind turbines to be dismantled | Establishing industry standards for dismantling and recycling | Cooperation of RDRWind e.V. and VGB PowerTech e.V. strengthens synergies in the engineering sector

VGB PowerTech: Technical competence centre for wind power at the HUSUM Wind 2019

VGB PowerTech, the international technical association for generation and storage of power and heat, presents its objectives at the joint booth EnergieAgentur.NRW of the HUSUM Wind 2019 (hall 03, booth A 29).

VGB PowerTech presents new mission statement – “Energy is us”

For the success of the sustainable and climate-neutral energy system of the future, we now need the initiatives to successfully implement the technologies. VGB PowerTech's new mission statement “Energy is us” illustrates the contribution of the association and its member companies to this ambitious transformation.

Dr. Georg-Nikolaus Stamatelopoulos new Chairman of the VGB PowerTech

New Chairman of the Board of Directors of the international technical association for generation and storage of power and heat. Dr. Hans Bünting hands over the office of Chairman to Dr. Georg-Nikolaus Stamatelopoulos.


Digitalization and Industry 4.0 have a far-reaching impact on the energy sector. For stakeholders of all generation technologies, new opportunities and chances to optimize processes, leverage efficiency potential, reduce costs, and exploit new business models arise on all steps of the value stream.

VGB's German Pavilion of nuclear industry in Turkey

For the third time, VGB PowerTech organised and coordinated a joint booth / "German Pavilion" to support German-speaking countries' nuclear industry at the NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS II. EXPO & VI. SUMMIT in Istanbul, Turkey.

HYDROPOWER EUROPE: The new forum giving voice to Europe's hydropower community

A new three-year long EU funded project has recently started, it aims to gather input from the European hydropower community in order to agree upon common Research and Innovation priorities for the sector in Europe.

Indian power representatives successfully trained

In the course of an one-week training at the KWS PowerTech Training Centre, Indian experts familiarized themselves with flexible power plant operation both theoretically and practically.

VGB PowerTech: First Analysis of Greenpeace Study on Coal-fired Power Plants - No New Facts and Findings - Method Not Recognisable

• Neither method nor statements of the study are comprehensible • First evaluation lacks scientific approach • European coal-fired power plants make significant contribution to improving air quality

Indo-German Energy Forum: Roundtable on "Flexible coal-fired power plants – a sustainable solution"

Flexible coal-fired power plants are an important focus of the IGEF. Such flexibility is an important prerequisite for the development of renewable energy in India - its capacity is expected to increase from the current 72,000 MW to 175,000 MW in 2022.
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