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  • 19 August 2015

    The sizes of wind blades are continuing to expand and top manufacturers and turbine makers will be talking about their latest developments at the 6th annual conference on Wind Turbine Blade Manufacture 2015, which will take place from November 30 to December 2 at the Maritim Hotel in Dusseldorf, Germany.   The conference will kick off […]

  • 4 August 2010

    As wind farms spring up inland and offshore and turbines get larger, so demands are increasing on windmill blade manufacturers. This will be discussed at the new AMI global conference on Wind Turbine Blade Manufacture, which takes place 7-9 December 2010 in Düsseldorf. The event starts with a review by LM Wind Power of blade […]

  • 12 August 2011

    Wind turbine blade manufacturing is a developing business as the wind energy industry looks to have fewer, larger turbines offshore, which presents performance challenges for composite materials. The situation is complicated by the cost pressures in the renewable energy markets, wanting turbines at a cheaper price, so some of the types of technology used in […]

  • 2 December 2014

    The fifth edition of the international conference Wind Turbine Blade Manufacture 2014 will take place in Dusseldorf this week. The wind energy markets are growing worldwide and this conference highlights the latest developments in wind turbine rotors for maximum energy generation and reliability. Blade makers lead the speaker line up for this year’s conference. Points […]

  • 14 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Technology

    DNV GL and the wind turbine blade manufacturer Sinoma signed a partnership agreement for certification of Sinoma’s products to improve the reliability and quality of blades manufactured in China. Certification ensures that turbines that use blades produced by Sinoma comply to international safety and reliability standards throughout their lifespan, in onshore and offshore wind applications. […]

  • 1 July 2011

    A report commissioned by The Crown Estate, UK, and undertaken by BVG Associates, concludes that £2 billion will be spent annually on the … (renewableenergyfocus) [mappress] Source: renewableenergyfocus, July 01, 2011;

  • 15 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Technology

    DNV GL and the wind turbine blade manufacturer Sinoma signed a partnership agreement for certification of Sinoma’s products to improve the reliability and quality of blades manufactured in China. Certification ensures that turbines that use blades produced by Sinoma comply to international safety and reliability standards throughout their lifespan, in onshore and offshore wind applications. […]

  • 30 November 2016

    With the official opening of Siemens blade factory in Hull set to take place today, DONG Energy informed that the first blades manufactured at the factory will be used at its Race Bank offshore wind farm. Brent Cheshire, DONG Energy’s UK Country Chairman, said: “DONG Energy is absolutely committed to investing in the UK so […]

  • 24 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Ports & Logistics

    Tien Li Offshore Wind Technology (TLC) has finalised a sub-supplier contract with MHI Vestas to manufacture blades for turbines to be delivered in upcoming Taiwanese projects. Building upon a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) agreed in March 2018, MHI Vestas has signed a conditional contract with TLC for blade manufacturing in Taiwan. This is the first […]

  • 19 July 2011

      BVG Associates in a report commissioned by The Crown Estate, concludes that, by 2020, £2 billion will be spent annually on the manufacture of wind turbine blades alone for offshore wind farms in Europe. The report also shows that the annual composites demand for European offshore wind will reach 100,000 tonnes by the end […]

  • 26 June 2014

    Wind energy now forms a vital part of the economy in many global regions and is expanding into new arenas. The Chinese market is strong, the US is recovering and with emerging nations now increasingly adopting renewable energy solutions, global growth is predicted to continue at a steady rate with doubling of installations from 2013 […]

  • 26 August 2010
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Technology

    TPI Composites, Inc., a leading global supplier of wind turbine blades, today announced plans to open a wind blade innovation center in Fall River, Massachusetts that will support TPI’s manufacturing facilities around the world. The Fall River plant will serve as a center for development of advanced blade manufacturing technology and a launching pad for […]

  • 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 […]

  • 28 April 2016
    R&D, Technology

    BladeMaker, a manufacturing centre set up to advance rotor blade production, was inaugurated yesterday in Bremerhaven. The Fraunhofer IWES, together with 15 partners, has coordinated the development of the new blade manufacturing centre. Scientists, rotor blade and component manufacturers, providers of production controls, and material suppliers have been working together on the concept and process development for […]

  • 22 August 2012

    The renewable energy industry is advancing worldwide and the wind industry is growing in both the energy marketplace and in the size of turbines. As energy providers add up the costs of maintenance, the demands are on wind turbine makers to ensure reliability particularly in the blades, which are exposed to extremes of weather. AMI‘s […]

  • 28 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    After securing the preferred supplier status on projects with a combined capacity of 1.5GW in Taiwan, MHI Vestas Offshore Wind signed a series of Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) with local companies covering tower and blade manufacturing, as well as the supply of materials for blade production.

  • 15 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment

    Offshore wind turbine manufacturer MHI Vestas is looking to hire hundreds of additional people at its blade factory on the Isle of Wight in the coming weeks. On Monday, 15 October, MHI Vestas kicked off a major recruiting campaign driven by a growing demand for its V164 wind turbine platform. “Today marks the start of an ambitious […]

  • 13 July 2012
    Technology

    ATKEPP Ltd, an international energy consultant, is planning to organize a China Wind Turbine Blade Mission from Oct. 19 to Oct. 25, 2012. The mission will visit 5 top Chinese wind turbine blade production facilities in four cities. The visited manufacturers will include Huiteng, Dongqi, Sinoma, Century Energy and Zhongfu Lianzhong Composites. The target companies […]

  • 19 July 2013

      Energy generated from wind is now an integral part of the power supply for all major economies and it is composites that form the rotor and capture the wind. The blades have grown in length to over 70 metres as the market matures and moves offshore. All aspects of this vital windmill component are […]

  • 3 October 2015

    A chemical store that is part of Vestas’ facility for the development of large wind turbine blades on Isle of Wight caught fire today afternoon. After receiving a call around 3 pm, three firefighting crews have been working on containing the blaze using a breathing apparatus and a hose, the local media reported. Vestas’ Isle of Wight […]

  • 25 August 2010
    R&D

    Portfolio comprising epoxy systems, coatings, polyurethanes and special grouting materials for rotor blades, towers and foundations of wind energy plants For the first time, BASF will showcase its current portfolio for manufacturers of wind energy plants at the “Husum WindEnergy” trade show. The offering includes products and solutions that allow efficient production and coating of […]

  • 10 April 2013

    Gamesa last night began transporting a 62.5-metre blade destined for a prototype of the first offshore wind turbine to be installed in Spain. The blade, manufactured at the Aoiz factory (Navarre) is the longest turbine blade ever produced and transported in Spain and is one of the largest in Europe. The blade travelled overnight from […]

  • 3 July 2019
    Jobs & Recruitment

    GE Renewable Energy plans to recruit more than 200 employees at its LM Wind Power wind turbine blade manufacturing site in Cherbourg, France. 60 out of the additional employees were recently recruited and just began intensive training at the factory’s ‘Center of Excellence’. Opened in April 2018, the Cherbourg facility became the first wind turbine […]

  • 11 December 2013
    Technology

    This week Vestas transported the three 80m blades for the world’s most powerful wind turbine to the Danish national test centre for large wind turbines in Østerild. The blades were produced at Vestas’ R&D facilities on the Isle of Wight, UK, and were transported from Hanstholm in northern Denmark to Østerild. The V164-8.0 MW will […]

  • 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.

  • 14 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    After consulting with its partners Associated British Ports, Siemens has announced plans to incorporate a leaner, more efficient wind turbine blade manufacturing facility at Green Port Hull, by developing on a single site at Alexandra Dock in Hull. The commitment to create 1,000 direct jobs through the £310 million investment on the Humber is unchanged.  The […]