Serial production of the new VENSYS 2.5 MW platform starts.
Ecuador, Sri Lanka, Cyprus, Australia: Entering of new markets. VENSYS wind turbines are now present on all continents (with the exception of the Antarctic).
Establishment of an endowed professorship for wind energy at the University of Applied Sciences of the Saarland in cooperation with Goldwind Windenergy GmbH. In doing so, VENSYS returns some of the support to the university it received in its early days as a university start-up company from which the present company with its innovative turbine concepts originated.
The AOI - Arab Organization for Industrialization - in Egypt becomes a licensee.
In India, VENSYS licensee ReGen will have erected 300 VENSYS wind turbines of the 1.5 MW platform by the end of the year.
In Brazil, VENSYS licensee IMPSA receives orders for over 300 VENSYS wind turbines of the 1.5 MW platform for the year 2012.
Erection of the first VENSYS 100 in the 2.5 MW class in Germany and China: Gearless, with a permanent magnet-excited multi-pole generator, closed-circuit cooling system without any additional cooling fluids, extended rotor diameter and a remarkably low tower head mass.
The Initial Public Offering (IPO) of Goldwind in Hong Kong (the parent company of Goldwind GmbH, the principal shareholder of VENSYS) results in a capital influx of one billion US dollars for further expansion of the company.
More than 3,200 VENSYS wind turbines are now connected to the grid worldwide, totalling more than 5,000 MW.
VENSYS presents the new 2.5 MW wind turbine VENSYS 90/100 to the public in the new production facility in Neunkirchen / Wellesweiler, Germany.
Serial production of VENSYS wind turbines in Germany starts.
More than 1,000 VENSYS wind turbines are now connected to the grid worldwide.
VENSYS Energy AG relocates from Saarbrücken to Neunkirchen / Wellesweiler, where a new 5,000 m² production facility is available.
Establishment of VENSYS Elektrotechnik GmbH, a VENSYS subsidiary in Diepholz near Bremen. It is responsible for the production of VENSYS converter systems for all VENSYS wind turbines and their licensees all over the world.
Goldwind GmbH joins VENSYS as a new co-shareholder, which enables the company to further grow, develop its own production facilities and start the serial production of wind turbines.
VENSYS Energiesysteme GmbH & Co KG changes its company name to VENSYS Energy AG.
Installation of the first VENSYS 77/1.5 MW turbines in Germany and the first VENSYS 70 and 77 in China.
Licences granted to ReGen Powertech and Enerwind (IMPSA Wind) give the company a foothold in the large Indian and Brazilian markets.
Development of the new VENSYS 2.5 MW platform starts.
Upgrading of the 1.2 MW turbine to a new 1.5 MW platform featuring an extended rotor diameter.
Erection of the VENSYS 62/1.2 MW prototype in Sitzerath / Saarland, Germany.
Goldwind (China) becomes a VENSYS partner. The company is entitled to manufacture and market VENSYS wind turbines under license.
Wind energy pioneer Hugo Denker joins the company.
VENSYS Energiesysteme GmbH & Co KG is incorporated by members of the Forschungsgruppe Windenergie as a spin-off of the University of Applied Sciences of the Saarland (HTW). The engineers focus on developing the gearless technology for wind turbines.
Following years of research, the GenesYs 600 prototype goes into operation in the Saarland/Germany. Technical support and optimization are provided by the Forschungsgruppe Windenergie.
The Forschungsgruppe Windenergie (FGW) is founded at the University of Applied Sciences of the Saarland (HTW) in Saarbrücken under the leadership of Prof. Friedrich Klinger, with a focus on fundamental research and preliminary drafts of generator concepts.