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Internationales Wirtschaftsforum Regenerative Energien

Soester Str. 13
48155 Münster


Company Profile

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

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...

Power: Wind energy overtakes nuclear energy in Germany for the first time ever

26.08.2022 | Münster (renewablepress) - In 2016, the generation of electricity in Germany from onshore and offshore wind turbines will overtake that from nuclear power plants. This is revealed by an initial extrapolation from current data carried out by IWR, a renewable energy institute. The reasons for this... more...

Green shares on the upturn: RENIXX World gains 31 percent in 2015

26.08.2022 | Muenster - Stock exchange year 2015 was also a positive one for investors in green shares. At 492.39 points, the principal international index for renewable energies, RENIXX World (Renewable Energy Industrial Index), closed the year 31.4 percent higher than 12 months earlier (2014: 374.84 points), M... more...

Green stocks: RENIXX World gained almost 40 per cent in the first half-year 2015

26.08.2022 | Muenster - "Green" stocks continued on an upward trajectory in the first half of 2015. According to the Muenster-based IWR, a renewable energy institute, the RENIXX World (Renewable Energy Industrial Index), the leading international stock index for the renewable energy industry, climbed 39.3 per ce... more...

Sun and wind provide Germany with as much electricity as 40 large power plants

26.08.2022 | Muenster - The series of storms this week enabled Germany to set a new record for wind and solar power. According to IWR, a German renewable energy institute based in Muenster, wind and solar facilities delivered nearly 44,000 megawatt (MW) of power during peak times on Monday, 30 March 2015. That i... more...

Stormy weather brings new record month for wind power

26.08.2022 | Muenster - The stormy and unsettled weather of the last weeks has brought a new record for wind energy in Germany. December 2014 saw just under nine billion kilowatt hours (kWh) of wind power electricity generated in Germany, more than ever produced in one month before, the German renewable energy i... more...

Green stocks: RENIXX World up 17 per cent in 2014

26.08.2022 | Muenster - Green shares have ended 2014 in the main with their market prices well up. As of year-end, according to the German renewable energy institute IWR, the RENIXX World (Renewable Energy Industrial Index) stock index stood at 374.84 points, which was 17.1 per cent higher than a year ago (2013:... more...

Record: In 2013 global CO2 emissions exceed 35 billion tonnes for the first time

26.08.2022 | Muenster - Global CO2 emissions hit a new record level again in 2013. At 35.1 billion tonnes, about 670 million more tonnes of carbon dioxide from fossil fuels was blown into the atmosphere than in the previous year (2012: about 34.4 billion tonnes), IWR, a Muenster-based renewable energy institute ... more...