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GE Renewable Energy launches second 107-meter wind turbine blade mold at its Cherbourg factory, France

The company will recruit and train 200 new employees, taking the site’s total workforce to 800. Additionally, GE Renewable Energy plans to expand the site with the construction of an additional hall for finishing blades. Cherbourg plant has established as a world-class facility, having produced the first ever wind turbine blade longer than 100 meters. … Continue reading GE Renewable Energy launches second 107-meter wind turbine blade mold at its Cherbourg factory, France

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GE Renewable Energy receives official planning approval for its Teesside blade manufacturing plant

Local Planning Authorities have approved the plans for the upcoming blade manufacturing plant in Teesside to be operated by LM Wind Power. GE Renewable Energy announced today that it has received the official planning approval for its Teesside offshore wind blade manufacturing plant from the Local Planning Authorities. This is the first major milestone in … Continue reading GE Renewable Energy receives official planning approval for its Teesside blade manufacturing plant

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Siemens Gamesa to double offshore blade facility

Successful offshore blade factory in Hull, England to be expanded by more than 41,000 square meters; remains largest offshore wind manufacturing facility in the UK Investment of £186 million will enable manufacturing of next-generation blades in 2023 200 new direct jobs to be added Siemens Gamesa continues to be major driver of economic growth story … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa to double offshore blade facility

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GE Renewable Energy’s LM Wind Power produces 44,444th blade in India

GE Renewable Energy announced today it has produced its 44,444th wind turbine blade at LM Wind Power’s wind turbine blade manufacturing sites in India. These blades have been manufactured in the two factories located near Bangalore, Karnataka and in Vadodara, Gujarat. Phani Gujjari, Head of Operations for LM Wind Power in India, said: “We know … Continue reading GE Renewable Energy’s LM Wind Power produces 44,444th blade in India

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GE Renewable Energy and TNO to test new research on blade tip improvements aimed at reducing levelized cost of energy (LCOE) of offshore wind power

Project TIADE (Turbine Improvements for Additional Energy) to develop and validate innovative wind turbine blade improvements, blade add-ons to boost the performance of offshore wind turbines. Innovations developed in the project will be tested on a full-scale research wind turbine using inventive field measurement techniques. Prototype turbine operational, measurements to begin soon A consortium of … Continue reading GE Renewable Energy and TNO to test new research on blade tip improvements aimed at reducing levelized cost of energy (LCOE) of offshore wind power

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GE Renewable Energy’s Bergama wind turbine blade manufacturing site produces 1111th blade

GE Renewable Energy today announces the production of the 1111th wind turbine blade at its LM Wind Power’s wind turbine blade manufacturing site in Turkey, four years after the start of the production at the new plant in Bergama, ?zmir. Devoted to respond to the growing demand for wind energy worldwide, including in Turkey, Europe … Continue reading GE Renewable Energy’s Bergama wind turbine blade manufacturing site produces 1111th blade

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More research into innovative materials and recycling key to delivering 2050 climate neutrality with wind energy

On 4 May, the European Technology and Innovation Platform on Wind Energy (ETIPWind) with the support of WindEurope gathered cross-sectoral experts – from the wind energy sector, composite, copper, cement, rare earth industries and the European Commission – to tackle the development of new materials used in wind turbines and turbine recycling. The EU has … Continue reading More research into innovative materials and recycling key to delivering 2050 climate neutrality with wind energy

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GE Renewable Energy plans to open new offshore wind blade manufacturing plant in Teesside, United Kingdom

LM Wind Power plans to open and operate a brand-new manufacturing plant for the production of offshore wind turbine blades, due to open and start production in 2023 The manufacturing facility could create 750 direct renewable energy jobs and close to 1,500 indirect jobs in the area The facility would address the needs of the … Continue reading GE Renewable Energy plans to open new offshore wind blade manufacturing plant in Teesside, United Kingdom

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Pressures to reduce costs are transforming the global wind blade supply chain

The Global Wind Blade Supply Chain Update 2020 marks GWEC Market Intelligence’s second key component assessment, which is part of the GWEC Market Intelligence service that provides insights and data-based analysis on the development of the wind industry. Blades are one of the most critical and expensive components of a wind turbine, and having the … Continue reading Pressures to reduce costs are transforming the global wind blade supply chain

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GE Renewable Energy Announces US Wind Turbine Blade Recycling Agreement with Veolia

The agreement involves the use of wind turbine blades to replace the raw material for cement manufacturing, allowing a net reduction of 27% in CO? emissions from cement production. The recycling solution can be implemented quickly and at scale to maximize the benefits for the wind energy industry. First deal of its kind in the … Continue reading GE Renewable Energy Announces US Wind Turbine Blade Recycling Agreement with Veolia

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The wind energy industry drives the recycling of wind turbine blades

Currently, around 85 to 90% of the total mass of wind turbines can be recycled. But wind turbine blades represent a specific challenge. Manufactured with complex composite materials to allow for lighter and more durable blades, they require specific processes for recycling. WindEurope, the European Chemical Industry Council (Cefic) and the European Composites Industry Association … Continue reading The wind energy industry drives the recycling of wind turbine blades

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Siemens Gamesa leads drive for maximum blade testing efficiency

Siemens Gamesa’s blade test center in Aalborg, Denmark, home of the world’s largest test stand, is the first non-commercial inhouse blade test facility in the world to gain IECRE approval. The approval was granted in the highest level required (stage (4) with a high independency of certification bodies. Many external independent test laboratories are IECRE … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa leads drive for maximum blade testing efficiency

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Blade recycling, a top priority for the wind energy industry

Wind turbines already have a recyclability rate of 85% to 90%. Making turbines 100% recyclable is an important task for the wind industry – and we are making significant progress in the right direction. Most components of a wind turbine – the foundation, tower, components of the gear box and generator – are recyclable and … Continue reading Blade recycling, a top priority for the wind energy industry

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Largest wind turbine blade test stand built by Siemens Gamesa

R&D investment in blade testing aimed at reducing risk and providing innovative, reliable solutions for wind energy. The new wind power facility will be capable of performing full-scale tests on the next generations of SGRE rotor blades. Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has begun construction of the world’s largest wind turbine blade test stand in … Continue reading Largest wind turbine blade test stand built by Siemens Gamesa

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Ceará produces largest wind blade ever manufactured in the Southern Hemisphere

With 74 meters in length, the new blades designed by Aeris will equip Vestas wind turbines in Brazil. Industry invested about $ 100 million in infrastructure to develop wind energy equipment in the state.Ceará began producing, in August, the largest wind turbine ever made in the Southern Hemisphere. At 74 meters in length, the new … Continue reading Ceará produces largest wind blade ever manufactured in the Southern Hemisphere

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Global Special Epoxy Resins for Wind-power Blades Market Report to Share Key Aspects of the Industry with the details of Influence Factors

The global Special Epoxy Resins for Wind-power Blades market is valued at million US$ in 2018 is expected to reach million US$ by the end of 2025, growing at a CAGR of during 2019-2025. Access Report Details at: https://www.themarketreports.com/report/global-special-epoxy-resins-for-wind-power-blades-market-research-report This report focuses on Special Epoxy Resins for Wind-power Blades volume and value at global level, … Continue reading Global Special Epoxy Resins for Wind-power Blades Market Report to Share Key Aspects of the Industry with the details of Influence Factors

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LM Wind Power manufactures wind turbine blade beyond 100 meters

The 107-meter blade has completed the molding process at our factory in Cherbourg, France. The LM 107.0 P will now proceed with post-molding finishing touches, before undergoing rigorous testing and validation to demonstrate its ability to withstand more than 20 years of operation offshore. The 107-meter blade is set to capture the wind for GE’s … Continue reading LM Wind Power manufactures wind turbine blade beyond 100 meters

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GE Renewable Energy debuts high-speed blade inspection system – advancing performance and reliability for all wind turbines

Applies thermal imaging technology and wide-band acoustic spectral analysis to detect anomalies on blades across entire wind energy fleets. Can be used on all blade platforms, regardless of manufacturer, with high accuracy and location precision. Modular system is a significant advance in gathering data analytics, reducing physical inspections, and need for technician climbs. Today at … Continue reading GE Renewable Energy debuts high-speed blade inspection system – advancing performance and reliability for all wind turbines

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Käufer announced the release of a new rotor blade access system (BAS) for wind turbines generators up to 12 MW

The global leading supplier for rotor blade access systems, Gebr. Käufer GmbH Befahrtechnik are ambitious to introduce their new K-BP-4 BAS particularly aiming for the large and powerful wind turbine classes at the WindEnergy Hamburg for the first time. With the new TÜV approved system, rotor blade specialists will be enabled to perform scheduled maintenance … Continue reading Käufer announced the release of a new rotor blade access system (BAS) for wind turbines generators up to 12 MW

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GE Renewable Energy acquires WMC wind turbine blade test center

Facility will test rotor hubs for GE blades and offer a range of testing services to other industry partners. GE Renewable Energy Business, LM Wind Power announced today the planned acquisition of the WMC test facilities in Wieringerwerf, Netherlands. The transaction is expected to close within a few weeks’ time subject to certain pre-completion conditions. … Continue reading GE Renewable Energy acquires WMC wind turbine blade test center

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