Sapa: Aluminium Nacelle Covers Are a Winning Solution (Expertise Hub VIDEO)

Aluminium nacelle covers are lightweight, they provide more space for the nacelle components, and are faster to produce at a lower overall cost, according to Sapa Extrusion, part of the Hydro Group.

The aluminium nacelle cover designed by Sapa Extrusion can help the offshore wind industry become more sustainable and environmentally friendly as well, said Marijn Rietveld, Sapa’s Market Sector Director Marine, Offshore & Rail.

When compared to nacelle covers already on the market, the aluminium cover is lighter, recyclable, and it does not need an internal steel structure for support, Arjan Bouvy, Sapa’s Market Manager, Offshore Marine and Wind Power, said.

The elimination of the galvanized steel beam structure creates much more space, according to Bouvy.

‘’The cover that we have developed consists of multiple pieces, and the complete structure is self-bearing. It saves costs, it saves production time, and it is perfectly recyclable,’’ Bouvy said.

Watch our Expertise Hub to find out more about further advantages to using an aluminium nacelle cover.


For more Expertise Hub interviews, visit Navingo’s Offshore WIND channel on Vimeo

Share this article

Follow Offshore Wind

Events>

<< Aug 2018 >>
MTWTFSS
30 31 1 2 3 4 5
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
27 28 29 30 31 1 2

FWP Atlantic Forum

The FWP Atlantic Forum has been designed as an immersive experience in the floating wind power sector, offering feedback…

read more >

Offshore Wind Power Substations

Join experts from TenneT, Iberdrola Engineering & Construction, COWI, Merkur Offshore, DNV GL Energy…

read more >

Wind Digital Data Integration and Management Conference

Some of the experts coming include those from E.ON, Nordex Acciona, Enertrag, Yard Energy…

read more >

Wind Turbine Towers 2018

Experts from Max Bögl, Tubularis, Pacadar Ecoventia, Keystone Tower Systems, Nabrawind, Esteyco, P.E. Concepts and many more…

read more >

Jobs>

O&M Lead Contract Manager

Here at Scottish Power Renewables we’re committed to remaining a UK leader in renewable energy. We manage the development, construction and operation of onshore wind and marine energy projects in the UK, and offshore wind farms worldwide. As well as investing in our technologies, we are committed to investing in the future of extraordinary people like you

apply

Senior Contract Manager

Here at Scottish Power Renewables we’re committed to remaining a UK leader in renewable energy. We manage the development, construction and operation of onshore wind and marine energy projects in the UK, and offshore wind farms worldwide. As well as investing in our technologies, we are committed to investing in the future of extraordinary people like you

apply

Looking to fill a job opening?

By advertising your job here, on the homepage of OffshoreWIND.biz, you’ll reach countless professionals in the sector. For more information, click below...

apply

Vessels>