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In 1996, the International Economic Platform for Renewable Energies (IWR) was established as an independent and private service institution of the renewable energy industry. The IWR focuses on the fields of research, economic and policy consultation as well as media and international networks in the renewable or regenerative energies sector. One main objective of the IWR is to play an instrumental role in introducing and spreading awareness for an industrial, international business profile of the renewable energy industry.
Dr. Norbert Allnoch, Director of the International Economic Platform of Renewable Energies (IWR), 1995, on the definition: "According to our definition, the Renewable Energy Industry is one which takes an interdisciplinary approach to the issue of renewable energy supply (protecting both the climate and resources) and the construction of renewable plants and systems (industry policy for the three areas electricity, heat and fuel."Chronology of the Renewable Energy Industry - Important IWR contributions, including prizes and awards - 2007 Publication of the first structural analysis for a federal state according to the IWR-analysis method for renewable systems engineering and services�(study "Zur Lage der regenerativen Energiewirtschaft in NRW" )2007 International network-contacts:IWR-director Dr. Allnoch speaks with King Harald V. of Norway and �slaug Haga, norwegian minister of energy Presentation of the network / RENIXX in the USA, dialogue with McGinty, environment minister of Pennsylvania2006 IWR starts renewable stock index RENIXX� (

Business Sectors

  • Research, economic and policy consultation
  • National and international networks
  • Media-services

Products and Services

  • Market studies, reports, energy scenarios
  • International network "Renewable Energy Industry":
    Economics, R&D, institutes & universities, countries, regions & municipals
  • Media services:
    Press services � Sending original press releases, energy job exchange, company and product marketing, marketing for commercial sites
  • Global stock index for renewable�energies RENIXX�
  • Wind farm yield check
  • Biodiesel / bioethanol�price index
  • Business climate index of the renewable energy industry

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Internationales Wirtschaftsforum Regenerative Energien press releases

Wholesale electricity prices fall in December to their lowest level since May 2021

11.01.2024 | Münster (renewablepress) - Wholesale electricity prices in Germany fell sharply at the end of 2023. In December 2023, the wholesale price on the spot market fell to an average of 6.9 cents/kWh of electricity, a decrease of 24 per cent compared to the previous month of November (9.1 cents/kWh). Compa... more...

Hinkley Point C: Electricity from new British nuclear power plant costs over 15 cents per kilowatt hour

21.12.2023 | Münster (renewablepress) - The construction of the new British nuclear power plant Hinkley Point C has been delayed and will be significantly more expensive than planned for the French nuclear power company EDF. But not only are the construction costs for the two new nuclear power plant units with a... more...

Wholesale electricity prices in October 2023: -43.1 per cent compared to the same month last year

21.11.2023 | Münster (renewablepress) - Wholesale electricity prices in Germany were 43.1 per cent lower in October 2023 than in October 2022 despite the nuclear phase-out in April 2023, according to an analysis of data from the EPEX Spot Power Exchange by the Internationales Wirtschaftsforum Regenerative Energi... more...

More than 100 billion kWh of wind power in 2023: Wind energy is the most important energy source in Germany - decline in coal-fired power generation

20.10.2023 | Münster (renewablepress) - In Germany, wind energy is by far the most important energy source in the electricity sector in the current year 2023. Today (19.10.2023) the mark of 100 billion kWh of wind power was already exceeded this year. Of this, around 83 billion kWh is accounted for by onshore wi... more...

Record capacity in 2023: IWR expects more than one million new solar installations in Germany

30.09.2023 | Münster (renewablepress) - The ongoing photovoltaic boom in Germany is leading to record growth and is already exceeding the federal government's expansion targets for 2023 as a whole. From January to August 2023, more than 700,000 new solar installations with a capacity of around 9,200 MW have alre... more...

Germany: 10,000 MW of new wind and solar capacity connected to the grid in seven months

18.08.2023 | Münster (renewablepress) - In Germany, the market for wind and solar plants is growing at a high pace in the current year. From January to July 2023 alone, wind and solar plants with a combined capacity of just over 10,000 MW (10,006 MW) went into operation (Jan - July 2022: 5,426 MW). This is an in... more...

Record additions in Germany: 8,000 MW of new wind and solar capacity in the first half of 2023

11.07.2023 | Münster (renewablepress) - New wind and solar plants with a record capacity of 8,000 MW (8 GW) went into operation in Germany in the first half of 2023. This is the result of an initial analysis of data from the Market Master Data Register (MaStR) maintained at the Bundesnetzagentur (BNetzA) by Inte... more...

IWR expects 10,000 MW of new wind and solar capacity in Germany

08.09.2022 | Münster (renewablepress) - The expansion of wind and solar power plants in Germany will continue unabated in the current year. The International Economic Forum for Renewable Energies (IWR) in Münster expects new wind and solar plants with a capacity of around 10,000 MW in Germany alone in 2022. ... more...

Climate change boosts green stocks

26.08.2022 | Münster - The renewable energy industrial index RENIXX World ended 2019 with significant gains. The global stock index for renewables closed at 58.2 percent (672.44 points) higher than the previous year's closing value (2018: 424.93 points), reported the Münster-based IWR, a Münster -based renewable... more...

Solar power increases to over 100 billion kilowatt hours in the EU

26.08.2022 | Münster (renewablepress) - In 2018 solar plants in Europe are heading towards a record level in the generation of solar power. Yesterday (12.10.2018), solar power exceeded the 100 billion kilowatt hour mark (2017: 21.11.2017), at an earlier point in the year than ever before, according to IWR, a Mün... more...