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  • 21 March 2014
    R&D, Technology

    Research and Markets has announced the addition of the “Wind Turbine Rotor Blades Trends” report to their offering. “Wind Turbine Rotor Blades are one of the most essential components of wind turbines. These blades are used for absorbing the wind’s kinetic power and subsequently converting the power into a rotational motion (or mechanical energy) about […]

  • 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 […]

  • 13 August 2012
    Environment, R&D

    As the BBC reports, a new research by Food and Environment Research Agency (Fera) shows that the pink-footed geese are avoiding new offshore wind turbines. Namely, Pawel Plonczkier and Ian Simms from Fera monitored pink-footed geese’s migration patterns using radar. The monitoring started in 2007, and lasted 4 years. During the study, researchers monitored around […]

  • 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 […]

  • 3 September 2014
    R&D

     A leading wind turbine blade manufacturer delivered a 56 meter blade to the University of Maine’s Advanced Structures and Composites Center last week. The turbine blade will undergo rigorous testing at the lab that has the longest structural reaction floor in the U.S. According to UMaine spokesman Josh Plourde, the UMaine Composites Center is one […]

  • 6 September 2019
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D

    Six global energy companies have launched a joint initiative to tackle wind turbine blade erosion by sharing data on how various protection systems perform in different operating environments. EDF Energy, a project lead on the initiative, Duke Energy Renewables, ENGIE, E.ON, innogy, and Kruger Energy have signed a partnership agreement that will see them share […]

  • 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 […]

  • 26 June 2014
    Technology

    Most mechanical constructions that are 14 meters long, 8 meters tall and weigh 78 metric tons are not described as fast or flexible. Especially when the thing it lifts is 75 meters long and weighs 25 metric tons. Then again, the new B75 lifting yoke from the Siemens Wind Power Division is no average construction. […]

  • 23 September 2020
    R&D, Technology

    A consortium including Engie and LM Wind Power has launched a project to design and manufacture the wind industry’s first 100 per cent recyclable turbine blade. The ZEBRA (Zero wastE Blade ReseArch) project is led by the French research center IRT Jules Verne. Apart from Engie and LM Wind Power, the cross-sector consortium behind the […]

  • 17 December 2013
    R&D, Technology

    Blade Dynamics has announced that the design phase of their ‘Very Long Blade Project’ for the Energy Technologies Institute (ETI) has successfully concluded and that the prototyping phase will now begin. Blade Dynamics will now assemble an approximately 80-metre long blade prototype, and will begin static and fatigue tests before the end of 2014. Siemens […]

  • 24 February 2011

    Advanced composites of glass fibre and polyester will be employed by LM Wind Power in the creation of the longest to date wind turbine … (ecocomposites) [mappress] Source: ecocomposites, February 24, 2011

  • 30 November 2016

    Today, Siemens officially opened its wind turbine blade manufacturing plant in Hull. The factory has been delivered ahead of programme and within budget, according to the company. For the occasion of the official launch, Siemens unveiled a 75m blade, the first of hundreds to be manufactured at its Hull factory. The opening ceremony is marked with a visit from […]

  • 3 November 2011
    Business & Finance, R&D

    VESTAS has been awarded funds to develop massive offshore wind turbine blades in the latest round of the government’s Regional Growth Fund… By Ross Findon (iwcp) [mappress] Source: iwcp, November 03, 2011

  • 23 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    LM Wind Power will open a new wind turbine blade factory dedicated to the offshore market in Cherbourg, France, with ground breaking set to take place in March 2017 and production expected to commence from June 2018, the company revealed today.

  • 5 February 2015
    R&D

    A report published in January 2015 from industry consultants, AMI Consulting, calculates that the global demand for materials in the production of wind turbine blades grew by over 10% per annum in the last three years. While materials usage has risen strongly, there are uncertainties ahead and changing market dynamics. On the one hand governmental […]

  • 30 July 2014

    Offshore WIND’s photo of the day: Loading of turbine blades for EnBW Baltic 2 wind farm in Sassnitz harbor. The wind turbine blades are being loaded onto HOCHTIEF’s jack-up vessel Vidar. With large deck space and 1,200-ton crane, the vessel can operate in water depths of up to 50 meters. Last month the first transition […]

  • 27 August 2010
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    In March 2009, Governor Carcieri spoke with optimism about his vision for creating a thriving green-technology industry in Rhode Island.At a… By Alex Kuffner (projo) [mappress] Source: projo, August 26, 2010;

  • 26 January 2011

    Tianjin Dongqi Wind Turbine Blade Co. LTD received their first GL Shop Approval from GL Renewables Certification (GL) for the production of rotor blades fabricated from fibre reinforced plastics. Based in Tianjin, China, Dongqi at present is the only rotor blade manufacturer in China with GL Shop Approval, certifying the high standard of their rotor […]

  • 19 November 2020
    R&D

    The U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has manufactured a wind turbine blade made of thermoplastic resin that can be recycled, and has now demonstrated its feasibility and structural integrity in partnership with Arkema Inc of Pennsylvania. This has been done with a 13-metre thermoplastic composite blade compared to a near-identical thermoset […]

  • 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 […]

  • 11 March 2014

    Bureau Veritas, a global leader in testing, inspection and certification, has announced the signing of a framework agreement with LM Wind Power, the world’s leading supplier of components and services to the wind industry. The framework agreement covers the certification of wind turbine blades to international standards. The contract follows a successful collaboration between both […]

  • 25 January 2011
    R&D

    By many accounts, wind energy, a relative veteran among alternative energy sources, is well-positioned for a perfect storm around growth:… By Beth Stackpole (designnews) [mappress] Source: designnews, January 25, 2011

  • 25 October 2012

    Thursday 18 October, the BaltShip started the transport of the world’s longest wind turbine blade from SSP Technology in Kirkeby, Denmark. With a length of 83.5 meters and a rotor diameter of 171.2 meters, the blade is by far the largest produced to date. Passing the blade by car at the speed of 50 km/h […]

  • 16 September 2011
    Business & Finance

    Blade maker Global Blade Technology will spend $17.6 million to place two wind turbine blade factories in the state of Indiana, saying it’s expecting possible demand from renewable energy developers in the Midwest and future offshore wind projects in the country. The company will lease 45,000 square feet of space at Park 41 in Evansville, […]

  • 18 April 2012

    Suzlon Blade Technology (Suzlon) and Idé-Pro Engineering & Software A/S (Idé-Pro) have signed a 3 year contract, during which Idé-Pro will deliver a complete integrated solution for the design of future Wind Turbine Blades to Suzlon worldwide. The solution is based on the newest V6 technology from Dassault Systèmes with CATIA V6, CATIA V6 Composites […]

  • 10 February 2011

    The largest wind turbine blade testing facility in the world is nearly ready to open its doors in Charlestown.   By Aaron Orlowski (boston) [mappress] Source: boston, February 10, 2011