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  • 4 December 2012
    R&D adds new market report “Wind Turbine Rotor Blades – Global Market Size, Market Segmentation, Competitive Landscape and Key Country Analysis to 2020” to its store. The growing proliferation of offshore wind farms will see a decreasing share of the global wind turbine rotor blade market allotted to onshore installations, says the latest report. “Wind […]

  • 2 April 2012

    Rotor blades are the core of wind turbines. They determine the maximum of energy that can be harvested from the wind. Their full functionality and security against fatigue and degradation has to be designed and assured for a service life of at least twenty years. Meanwhile, keeping pace with the rapidly developing market, rotor blade […]

  • 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 […]

  • 18 January 2011

    Wind Turbine Rotor Blades – Global Market Size, Average Price, Regulations and Competitive Analysis to 2015 Global Wind Turbine Rotor Blades… (researchandmarkets) [mappress] Source: researchandmarkets, January 18, 2011

  • 11 June 2010

      Wind turbine rotor blades are extremely fragile structures, created by combining materials with critical interconnections between sub-components. In addition, they are subjected to highly demanding forces during their operational life. Wind turbine blade failures can have a severe impact on safety, turbine downtime and public exposure. This event, dedicated solely to the topic of […]

  • 23 December 2020
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Denmark’s HOFOR is starting a restoration and recycling project at the Middelgrunden wind farm offshore Copenhagen with the aim of extending the project’s service life by up to several decades. The wind farm’s 20 wind turbines form a gentle arch which has been ”shielding” Denmark’s capital and its harbour since 2001. HOFOR owns ten of […]

  • 2 December 2020
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    The MV BoldWind heavy load deck carrier has picked up the wind turbine nacelles for the Triton Knoll offshore wind farm at the LINDØ site in the Danish port of Odense. The vessel arrived there last week, according to LINDØ, which added that this was the first port call there for MV BoldWind. After loading […]

  • 1 December 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Jobs & Recruitment, Ports & Logistics

    The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) has issued a Request of Qualifications for construction management services related to the New Jersey Wind Port project. Located in Lower Alloways Creek, the New Jersey Wind Port is a first-in-the-nation infrastructure investment that will provide a location for staging, assembly, and manufacturing activities related to offshore wind […]

  • 23 November 2020

    A new concept for a floating wind turbine platform that aligns itself depending on wind conditions is being developed in Germany under the framework of the joint research project HyStOH, set up by the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi). The Hamburg University of Technology (TUHH) has investigated and optimised the concept for […]

  • 20 November 2020

    Dongfang Electric Corporation (DEC) has received the type certificate from the China Quality Certification Center for its 10 MW offshore wind turbine. This is China’s first type certificate for a wind turbine with a double-digit capacity, DEC said. DEC installed the prototype 10 MW anti-typhoon offshore wind turbine at Xinghua Bay Wind Farm Phase II […]

  • 19 November 2020

    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 […]

  • 12 November 2020

    GE Renewable Energy’s Haliade-X 12 MW prototype has received a full type certificate from DNV GL. This full type certification, which follows a provisional type certification announced in June, provides independent verification that the new turbines will operate safely, reliably, and according to design specifications, the turbine maker said. The process of certifying the Haliade-X […]

  • 4 November 2020
    Business & Finance

    Siemens Gamesa has produced the 500th nacelle for an offshore wind turbine at its manufacturing plant in Cuxhaven, Germany. The milestone was reached with a nacelle for the Hornsea Two offshore wind farm in the UK. The offshore nacelle manufacturing plant in Cuxhaven was opened in 2017 and regular operation started with the first months […]

  • 3 November 2020
    Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    The first turbine blades to be installed on the Triton Knoll offshore wind farm have arrived at Able Seaton Port, the project’s construction port in Teesside. This marks the first time that Able Seaton Port is receiving offshore wind turbine components in its history, after a combined multi-million pound investment has helped transform the port […]

  • 2 November 2020

    Written by: Virginio Paratico, Area Sales Manager Faccin Group The hunger for alternative energy is constantly growing and will eventually overtake traditional methods of generating energy. From all the different ways of producing renewable energy, wind power is taking the lead because it demonstrates without a doubt to be the most promising one in terms […]

  • 7 October 2020
    R&D, Technology

    Chinese wind turbine manufacturer MingYang Smart Energy has signed an agreement with DNV GL for the Type Certification of MingYang’s new MySE11-203 offshore wind turbine. MingYang’s recently announced model has a rated power of 11 MW and a rotor diameter of 203 metres. The turbine’s 99-metre carbon-glass hybrid blades, MySE11-99A1, provide a swept area of […]

  • 6 October 2020
    Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    The first turbine components for the Triton Knoll wind farm are expected to arrive at MHI Vestas’ logistics and pre-assembly hub in the Able Seaton Port in Hartlepool next month. MHI Vestas has now moved in to Able Seaton Port in preparation to start installing 90 of its V164-9.5 MW turbines at the site 32 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 22 September 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Dogger Bank Wind Farm, a 50:50 joint venture between SSE Renewables and Equinor, has signed a contract with GE Renewable Energy for 190 wind turbines for the Dogger Bank A & B offshore wind project. Dogger Bank A & B will be the world’s first offshore wind farm to use GE’s Haliade-X 13 MW turbines, […]

  • 22 September 2020
    Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    Dogger Bank Wind Farm has confirmed Able Seaton Port in Hartlepool, UK, as the marshalling base for the wind turbine installation activities for the Dogger Bank A & B offshore wind project. As part of the agreements for the supply and service of 190 of GE Renewable Energy’s Haliade-X 13 MW wind turbines, the wind […]

  • 1 September 2020
    Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    The first shipment of wind turbine blades for the Windpark Fryslân project has been unloaded at the TMA Terminal in the Port of Amsterdam, TMA Logistics said. Located in the IJsselmeer Lake and some six kilometres off the Frisian coast, the 382.7MW Windpark Fryslân will comprise 89 Siemens Gamesa 4.3 MW wind turbines. Siemens Gamesa selected TMA […]

  • 24 August 2020
    R&D, Technology

    A consortium comprising GE Renewable Energy, LM Wind Power and TNO is building a test facility for wind turbine rotors, which will be largest of its kind once built at LM Wind Power’s WMC Technology Center in Wieringerwerf, the Netherlands. The test rig, being constructed under the three-year STRETCH project which is partially funded by […]

  • 19 August 2020
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    MHI Vestas Offshore Wind will has signed a purchase agreement to source wind turbine towers from CS Wind-Chin Fong for its offshore wind turbines in Taiwan. The agreement covers complete tower supply for Taiwanese offshore wind projects which will feature MHI Vestas V174 wind turbine platform. These include the Changfang Phases 1 and 2, Xidao, […]

  • 6 August 2020

    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has granted GE Research access to a supercomputer for research aimed at accelerating new advancements in offshore wind. GE engineers have been granted access to the Summit supercomputer at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) in Tennessee, through DOE’s competitive ALCC (Advanced Scientific Computing Research Leadership Computing Challenge) program. According to GE, […]

  • 21 July 2020
    Ports & Logistics, Vessels

    The new heavy load deck carrier chartered by MHI Vestas, MV BoldWind, has made its first port call in Esbjerg to unload wind turbine blades for the Moray East offshore wind farm. The vessel, owned and operated by United Wind Logistics (UWL) and hired by MHI Vestas under a long-term charter agreement, embarked on its […]

  • 16 July 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Ports & Logistics, Training & Education

    MHI Vestas has signed a purchase agreement with KK Wind Solutions for local assembly, and production of technical components to support the turbine manufacturer’s future projects in Taiwan. The purchase agreement covers local power conversion module (PCM) assembly, and local manufacturing of low voltage cabinets and uninterruptible power supply (UPS) systems. A production facility will […]