Winergy in 100GW gear milestone

Germany's Winergy has delivered 100GW worth of gearboxes into the wind power industry.

The Voerde-based company claims the milestone means that nearly one-third of the world's current 318GW turbine fleet are running with its drive-train components."

[We are] the first company in the wind power industry that equipped this amount of wind turbine capacity with [our] products," says Winergy chief executive Stefan Tenbrock.

"It proves the great trust in us and our products. This is the only way to explain why we equipped 100GW of wind turbine capacity worldwide with our gearboxes way ahead of our competitors."

Winergy's product portfolio covers gearboxes, couplings, and its medium-speed HybridDrive drive-train, ranging from power ratings between 750kW and 6.5MW.