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  • 21 April 2010

    LM Glasfiber announced today that it is changing its name to LM Wind Power. The company has also taken the opportunity to update its whole brand presentation and corporate identity presenting a new logo to go

    with the name.

  • 20 April 2017
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Denmark’s LM Group Holding has announced the completion of the sale by Doughty Hanson of its stakes in the blade maker LM Wind Power Holding to GE Global Holdings Denmark for an enterprise value of EUR 1.5 billion.

  • 11 October 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    General Electric (GE) has agreed to buy LM Wind Power Holding A/S, a Denmark-based designer and manufacturer of wind turbine blades, for an enterprise value of EUR 1.5 billion. The deal in-sources wind turbine blade design and manufacturing for GE’s Renewable Energy business, improving its ability to increase energy output and create value for onshore and offshore […]

  • 16 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    LM Wind Power has signed a strategic collaboration agreement with Chinese wind turbine manufacturer CSIC (China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation) HZ Windpower to deliver blades for its newly launched H151-5.0MW offshore wind turbine. The blades will be delivered from LM Wind Power’s plant in Jiangyin. The first sets are expected to be installed by the end of 2016 […]

  • 7 June 2017
    R&D, Technology

    LM Wind Power has successfully completed installation and testing of a 66.5 meter wind turbine blade, ordered by Hitachi, Ltd. for offshore application.

  • 18 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment, R&D

    LM Wind Power, a GE Renewable Energy business, has revealed plans to acquire the WMC test facilities in Wieringerwerf, the Netherlands.

  • 18 July 2016

    LM Wind Power, which recently presented an 88.4-metre blade for Adwen’s offshore wind turbine, has broken ground at a 17-hectare piece of land in Bergama, Turkey, where it will set up a factory for the manufacture and distribution of wind turbine blades. “The Bergama plant will manufacture blades up to 70 metres initially for the local […]

  • 19 May 2015
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    LM Wind Power will supply a total of fifteen 73.5m blades to the first industrial-scale US offshore windfarm. Wind turbine manufacturer Alstom has received formal notice to proceed (NTP) on the Block Island Offshore Windfarm, and the project will showcase five Alstom Haliade 150 6-MW wind turbines featuring LM Wind Power’s innovative 73.5m blades. According […]

  • 21 June 2016
    Technology

    Adwen and LM Wind Power have presented an 88.4-metre blade, specifically designed for Adwen’s AD 8-180 wind turbine model. The first of the longest blades in the world has just been manufactured at LM Wind Power’s factory in Lunderskov, Denmark, and will be transported to a facility in Aalborg in the following days, where it will […]

  • 9 February 2011
    Technology

    Record blade pushes the limits to bring down the Cost of Energy of offshore wind. LM Wind Power and Alstom have entered a strategic partnership to develop the longest wind turbine blade ever produced, designed to fit Alstom’s new 6 MW wind turbine for the growing European offshore wind market. This means that LM Wind […]

  • 16 March 2011

    LM Wind Power, the world’s largest producer of wind turbines blades, announced today a major strategic move assisting the growing offshore wind market. The company will open the world’s longest, widest and tallest wind turbine blade workshop, capable of manufacturing blades of up to 100 meters in length, far longer than any existing blades. To […]

  • 14 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment

    GE Renewable Energy has appointed Duncan Berry as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of LM Wind Power. Berry will succeed Marc de Jong, LM Wind Power’s CEO since June 2015, who will leave the company at the end of April 2018.

  • 30 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Offshore wind remains a key focus area for LM Wind Power, the company stated as it issued its 2016 annual results, reporting a revenue of EUR 1.06 billion, (EUR 750 million in 2015) and an EBITDA of EUR 174 million (EUR 98 million in 2015).

  • 18 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    LM Wind Power has installed the first two sets of its 66.6-meter long blades on a 4MW turbine due to be installed at the Shanghai Lingang Phase I offshore wind project in China.

  • 20 November 2015
    R&D

    LM Wind Power and the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult are collaborating on a new blade testing method that could help reduce overall blade test times by up to 25% and potentially almost halve the time for the fatigue-testing alone.  Testing of critical components, like wind turbine blades, often lasts several months to simulate 20-25 years of […]

  • 21 March 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Technology

    The European Commission has approved unconditionally the acquisition of LM Wind Power of Denmark, by General Electric Company (GE) of the US after concluding that the proposed acquisition would not result in a significant reduction in competition in the EU’s Single Market.

  • 1 June 2012
    Business & Finance

    LM Wind Power, the world’s leading wind turbine blade manufacturer, supplier of components and services to the wind industry announced that CEO Roland Sundén is leaving after six years with the company. His successor will be the subject of a future announcement. The senior management team remains committed to the business as usual and a […]

  • 29 November 2010
    Wind Farm Update

    LM Wind Power Blades will deliver its 61.5 meter blades for the 48 REpower 6M type wind turbines which will be installed as part of phase II and III of the Thornton Bank Offshore Wind Farm. The 144 LM 61.5P2 blades will be supplied from LM Wind Power’s facility in Lunderskov, Denmark. LM Wind Power’s […]

  • 9 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment, R&D, Technology, Training & Education

    LM Wind Power has inaugurated a new Technology Center Americas facility to develop and test new techniques for designing and building wind turbine blades at its facility on the NASA Michoud campus outside of New Orleans, Louisiana.

  • 18 April 2019
    R&D

    LM Wind Power has produced the first blade for GE’s Haliade-X 12MW offshore wind turbine at its factory in Cherbourg, France. According to LM Wind Power, the 107m long blade, the world’s largest, has completed the molding process. The LM 107.0 P will now proceed with post-molding finishing touches, before undergoing testing and validation to demonstrate its ability […]

  • 8 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    LM Wind Power, a GE Renewable Energy business, has completed the acquisition of the WMC wind turbine blade test center in Wieringerwerf, the Netherlands.

  • 21 March 2012

    LM Wind Power’s 73.5 meter blades became the first 70+ meter blades to be installed when Alstom inaugurated the largest offshore wind turbine in the world on March 19 at Carnet in the Loire-Atlantique region of France. The impressive composite structures have been developed specifically for Alstom’s Haliade 150-6MW wind turbine in a close collaboration […]

  • 2 April 2019

    Chinese wind turbine maker Envision, Denmark’s LM Wind Power, and the Danish Export Credit Agency have launched a multi-party financing initiative to foster global business development. In early March 2019, the Danish Export Credit Agency (EKF) issued a buyer credit letter to Envision enabling the company to access funding for global business development. The funds […]

  • 28 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Environment, R&D, Technology

    Wind turbine blade manufacturer LM Wind Power plans to be carbon neutral by 2018, with the fist step on the path to carbon neutrality being sourcing 100% of its electricity from renewable energy sources, mainly wind, from 2017 onward. Two other main components of LM Wind Power’s carbon neutral program, which will be named ‘CleanLM’, are […]

  • 2 November 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    On October 20, LM Wind Power transported the first 73.5m blade for German Merkur project from its factory at Les Coves in Castellón to the Port of Castellón, from where it will be shipped to Eemshaven. The blade, belonging to a GE 6MW Haliade offshore wind turbine, is the first one of the total of 198 largest blades ever to be produced in and transported through Spain. 

  • 19 October 2017

    LM Wind Power has signed a deal with Chinese wind turbine manufacturer Envision to develop a 71.8-metre blade for Envision’s new 4.5MW offshore platform, followed by a supply agreement from LM Wind’s Jiangyin factory that will require the company to expand the facility by 50%.