• 1984

    ENERCON GmbH founded by Aloys Wobben

    Development of first ENERCON wind turbine E-15/16 (55 kW)

  • 1988

    Development and installation of E-17/80 kW and E-32/100 kW

  • 1991

    Completion of first own production facility

  • 1993

    Launch of E-40/500 kW series: first gearless WEC 

    Construction of first rotor blade production facility (AERO)

  • 1995

    Installation of E-66/1.5 MW prototype

  • 1996

    Purchase of production site in Sorocaba / Brazil

  • 1998

    Acquisition of SKET Maschinen und Anlagenbau GmbH, Magdeburg / Germany

    Development of E-66 production site in Magdeburg / Germany

  • 2000

    German Environmental Award presented to company owner Aloys Wobben

    Development of WEC Turmbau GmbH in Magdeburg / Germany

    Takeover of steel manufacturer Kockums Industrier AB, Malmö / Sweden, establishment of EWP Windtower Production

  • 2001

    Founding of a new wind turbine production facility in Magdeburg-Rothensee / Germany

  • 2002

    Set-up of new rotor blade production facility in Turkey 

    Commissioning of E-112 prototype in Egeln near Magdeburg / Germany

  • 2003

    Launch of serial production of E-112 rotor blades in Magdeburg / Germany

  • 2004

    Installation of two E-112 turbines in Wybelsumer Polder near Emden / Germany and nearshore E-112 in the Ems River

  • 2005

    Construction of a concrete tower production facility (WEC Turmbau) in Emden / Germany 

    Expansion of worldwide production area to 380,000 m² 

    Enhancement of E-112 to 6 MW wind turbine 

    Commissioning of E-82/2 MW prototype

  • 2006

    Commissioning of E-20/100 kW and E-53/800 kW prototypes 

    Advancement of E-112 to E-126 MW wind turbine

  • 2007

    New headquarters building in Aurich

    Completion of prototypes E-126

    Launch of construction of production sites in Viana do Castelo / Portugal

  • 2008

    Christening of "E-Ship 1" in Kiel / Germany

    Aloys Wobben receives Rudolf Diesel medal

    Launch of rotor blade and tower production in Viana do Castelo / Portugal

  • 2009

    Inauguration of mechatronic factory in Lanheses / Portugal 

    Commissioning of ENERCON hydropower plant in Raguhn / Saxony Anhalt (Germany)    

    Inauguration of new WEC Turmbau production site in Magdeburg / Germany

  • 2010

    Inauguration of Europe`s most modern foundry (Gusszentrum Ostfriesland GZO)

    Expansion of product range E-82/2.3 MW, E-82/3 MW and the E-101/3 MW

    Maiden voyage of E-Ship 1

  • 2011

    Expansion of production capacity at production sites in Haren/Ems and Aurich (Germany)

    Installation of a precast concrete tower factory in France

    Construction of mobile concrete tower facilities in Brazil

    Completion of Weser hydropower plant (2 ENERCON S-pipe turbines/10 MW rated power)

  • 2012

    Construction of new Innovation Center (ENERCON R & D) in Aurich

    Installation of E-92/2,35 MW prototype in Simonswolde / East Frisia

    Foundation of Aloys-Wobben-Stiftung (trust)

    Development of E-115/2,5 MW 

  • 2013

    Commissioning of testing facilities at new ENERCON Innovation Center in Aurich

    Installation of E-115/3 MW prototype in Lower Saxony / Germany

  • 2014

    Start serial production of E-115/3 MW series

  • 2015

    Development of new 4 MW platform, presentation of E-126 EP4/4.2 MW


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