14.11.2017 // Arne Petersen (46) will be taking the helm of Messe Husum & Congress as managing director with effect from 1 January 2018, replacing Peter Becker (49), who leaves the company at the end of the year. Also new to the team is Andrea Werner, the new project manager for HUSUM Wind.
15.09.2017 // HUSUM Wind was once again the home of the wind industry for a week. Visitors and exhibitors discussed technical innovations and political conditions, made new contacts and filled their order books. They made a positive assessment of the exhibition week, which once again underscored the diversity and dynamics of the German market.
14.09.2017 // After the forced break at HUSUM Wind yesterday afternoon, this morning the exhibitioners were able to present their innovations as usual and enter into discourse with colleagues and visitors. “We are pleased we were able to open all the exhibition halls again today. Our team having fixed all the damage last night, it looks almost as though nothing ever happened. The mood is excellent and the encouragement from the exhibitors has been a great motivation for us”, said Peter Becker, managing director of Messe Husum & Congress.
13.09.2017 // HUSUM Wind continues today as planned after it was necessary to evacuate the lightweight exhibition halls yesterday. All 700 exhibitors will be showcasing their products and innovations, and the diverse congress programme will also be continued.
12.09.2017 // The dates for HUSUM Wind 2017 appear to be ideal: shortly after the results of the first tendering rounds were published and directly before the federal election show that the industry is going through radical change.
24.08.2017 // The shop window for innovations and other centres of excellence in the region can be explored as excursions.
31.07.2017 // HUSUM | The timing of HUSUM Wind, in mid-September, could not be better: the dynamics of the wind energy market become apparent immediately prior to the federal election and shortly after the state elections in Schleswig-Holstein and North Rhine-Westphalia.
12.07.2017 // HUSUM Wind is once again a platform for employment, training and advanced training in the wind industry. With over 35 exhibitors and a diverse programme of lectures, Windcareer is one of the industry’s biggest job fairs.
13.06.2017 // The Federal Network Agency published the results of the first EEG bidding round for onshore wind turbines last Friday. For the 800 megawatts offered for tender, bids were submitted to the tune of 2,137 megawatts. The Federal Network Agency accepted 70 bids for 224 wind turbines, which will have an overall capacity of 807 megawatts. 93 per cent of the bids and 96 per cent of the volume went to communal energy companies. The average bid was 5.71 cents per kWh.
15.12.2016 // Husum | Hannover - Chris Pilz is the lucky man: the wind energy student from Hannover is the brand new owner of an original North Sea strandkorb. During WindEnergy Hamburg 2016, HUSUM Wind staged a draw for a strandkorb worth 1,000 euros.
05.12.2016 // Husum | Kiel – The development of the US wind market, the second most important wind market after China, looks rather uncertain under new president Donald Trump. According to his energy agenda the Republican plans to strengthen the role of fossil energy, increase investment in pipelines and withdraw from the Paris agreement of climate change. This means that for Germany, still Europe’s most important wind market, the markets in dynamic emerging markets will be all the more important in the future. Dr Robert Habeck, minister for energy transition in pioneering wind state Schleswig-Holstein, and the national wind industry trade fair HUSUM Wind recognised their potential early on and have set their sights on India, fast becoming a major wind power.
10.10.2016 // HUSUM | Hamburg – After a successful WindEnergy Hamburg 2016 the industry is now looking ahead to next year: the wind industry’s next landmark trade fair, HUSUM Wind, will be held from 12 to 15 September 2017. The mother of all wind trade fairs is the national shop window for trends, leading edge technology and product innovations made in and for Germany. The latest study by HSH Nordbank confirms that Germany is still the most important market for wind turbines, and that Germany is by far the biggest wind power producer in all of Europe. HUSUM Wind 2017 will show what drives the industry in this part of the world. Messe Husum & Congress GmbH anticipates 650 exhibitors and around 18,000 visitors. Over 75 per cent of the available exhibition space is already spoken for.
14.09.2016 // Husum/Düsseldorf, 13 September 2016 – North Rhine-Westphalia has been announced as the partner state of HUSUM Wind 2017. Germany’s biggest energy state is developing into a climate protection state and is relying especially on expansion of wind energy to achieve its energy transition and climate protection goals. Since 2010, North Rhine-Westphalia has registered a continuous increase in installed capacity – in 2015 North Rhine-Westphalia was only behind Schleswig-Holstein in terms of national wind energy expansion, and has already doubled the 2015 expansion figures in the first half of this year.
13.04.2016 // HUSUM | Mumbai/Pforzheim/Freiburg – Strong partners for energy transition in India: HUSUM Wind and Intersolar have entered into a strategic partnership. From 19 – 21 October 2016, HUSUM Wind will be showing at Intersolar India with the Wind Pavilion, a joint stand for wind energy enterprises and institutions.
18.09.2015 // Husum – After four eventful days, Messe Husum & Congress is happy with the positive outcome: the forecasts and expectations for HUSUM Wind 2015 have been more than fulfilled. The new focus of the fair on the important German core market has won over exhibitors and visitors alike. “The industry is very enthusiastic about our new concept, and the special spirit of HUSUM Wind could be sensed from the outset”, says Peter Becker, managing director of Messe Husum & Congress.
17.09.2015 // Husum – Denmark’s foreign minister, Kristian Jensen, is visiting HUSUM Wind today. Besides attending a reception at the Danish pavilion, he will also be visiting a number of other exhibitors. All in all there are exhibitors from 25 countries at the fair. In addition to Denmark there are a number of exhibitors from two other neighbouring countries with growing wind industries, Poland and the Netherlands. This also reflects the importance of the German market for foreign businesses.
16.09.2015 // Husum – After a successful opening day with many notables from the fields of politics, industry and trade associations, HUSUM Wind is now in the midst of the fair’s activities. In numerous forums and workshops the industry is exchanging ideas and experiences with current wind industry topics. There is also an excursion for interested fair visitors to the nearby Senvion production plants and the Windtestfeld Nord, where newly developed wind turbines are tested under optimal wind conditions.
15.09.2015 // Husum – The biggest wind trade fair in 2015 has officially opened. At the opening event for HUSUM Wind, representatives of government, industry and associations emphasised the importance of wind power for the success of the transition to renewable energy and for Germany as a business base. As a traditional meeting place for the industry, Husum also plays an important role. From 15 to 18 September wind industry businesses and representatives come together at HUSUM Wind, to showcase their innovations and services – onshore and offshore – along the whole supply chain.
08.09.2015 // Husum – This year’s most important wind industry event is taking place in the renowned wind location Husum. Next week, from 15 to 18 September, the wind industry will be coming together in the NordseeCongressCentrum and the five adjoining halls. More than 600 exhibitors from 25 nations are showing their products and services over an area of 25,000 square metres. In addition to the key players, the expected 20,000 visitors can enjoy the presence of many young and innovative enterprises that are presenting their new products and services. The exhibitors represent the whole supply chain for the onshore and offshore wind sector. The practical orientation in Husum and the renowned intensive exchange of ideas and experiences create the ideal framework for a successful event.
18.08.2015 // The countdown is on – and that in the truest sense of the word. In just four weeks HUSUM Wind will be opening its doors for the industry highlight in 2015. Over 600 exhibitors from 24 countries and around 20,000 visitors are expected on the four days of the fair. The new, national orientation of HUSUM Wind focuses on the important, and still booming core German market.
05.08.2015 // Husum – Experience the shift to renewable energy first-hand and help shape the energy future – is the claim made by HUSUM Wind from 15 to 18 September. The approximately 20,000 visitors and over 600 exhibitors can expect an exciting programme covering the current challenges facing the wind industry. Information about the congress programme and the excursions are now available on the HUSUM Wind website with immediate effect.
22.07.2015 // Husum – Under the motto See your Future, the Windcareer job fair will be held on 18 September 2015, the dedicated fair for everything to do with jobs, training and advanced training in the wind sector. Industry leaders like Enercon, Nordex, UKA, Ferchau and Deutsche Windtechnik AG will be there to meet students, pupils, jobseekers, professionals, apprentices and other prospective employees. Windcareer’s aim is to showcase the different types of work in the wind industry and to find qualified employees.
13.05.2015 // Husum/Stuttgart – Baden-Württemberg has become the partner state for this year’s HUSUM Wind. Franz Untersteller, the state’s minister for the environment, climate and energy, and Peter Becker, managing director of Messe Husum & Congress, announced the partnership during the 7th Baden-Württemberg Wind Industry Convention in Stuttgart. Baden-Württemberg is already regarded as an important supplier region for the wind industry, but is also planning to increase the number of wind turbines in the state.
22.04.2015 // In 2015, the German Wind Energy Association (BWE), the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC), the German Engineering Association (VDMA) and Schleswig-Holstein’s network agency Windcomm are once again working closely with HUSUM Wind. The fair is the highlight of the year for the most important industry associations and clusters in the German and international wind industry. In addition to having their own stands, they are also organising various forums and excursions during the fair.
18.03.2015 // Six months before this major wind industry event kicks off in Husum, almost all the exhibition space has already been booked – over 90 per cent of the available stand space has already been booked, with more space reserved. The Husum exhibition organisers are expecting around 600 exhibitors and 20,000 visitors from 15 to 18 September. With its focus on the important German market, HUSUM Wind will be the world’s biggest wind industry event of the year.
13.01.2015 // Husum/Berlin, 13 January 2015 – Sigmar Gabriel, Federal Minister of Economics and Energy, is to serve as patron of this year’s wind fair in North Frisia. HUSUM Wind will be taking place from 15 to 18 September 2015, and will focus on the important core market of Germany and its neighbouring countries.