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More and more players in the German wind energy sector are concerned with the question of how to deal with the ageing German wind fleet, as around 5,200 turbines will simultaneously reach the end of the feed-in-tariff funding period of the Renewable Energy Sources Act for the first time at the end of 2020. In the article written by Jan-Hendrik Piel and Martin Westbomke on page 7 you can read more about this topic.

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Hamburg: the centre of the global wind energy industry


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