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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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Wind energy technology facilitates craneless blade exchange – Blade Skylark by Liftra

Once again, the potential of craneless systems was demonstrated when Liftra introduced their latest technology for exchanging blades & blade bearings – the Blade Skylark. Liftra is a Danish based company that excel in design and manufacturing of craneless tools for big (and small) correctives. Their product range include the ground-breaking LT1000 and LT1200 Self-Hoisting … Continue reading Wind energy technology facilitates craneless blade exchange – Blade Skylark by Liftra

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LM Wind Power to Supply Blades for Goldwind 3-4 MW Wind Turbines

LM Wind Power is to supply wind turbine blades to Goldwind’s 3-4MW platform under a three-year deal. The contract is for 1.1GW of turbines and follows a 140MW pre-agreement signed last year. It covers three blade types – the LM 66.9P and P2 and the LM 69.0 P – for both international and the domestic … Continue reading LM Wind Power to Supply Blades for Goldwind 3-4 MW Wind Turbines

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LM Wind Power installs 66.6 m blades on 4MW offshore wind turbine in China

LM Wind Power’s (Lunderskov Municipality, Denmark) first two sets of LM 66.6 blades have been successfully installed on Shanghai Electric Wind Power’s (Shanghai, China) 4.0MW-136 wind turbine in China. Shanghai Electric Wind Power’s 4MW platform is designated for Windclass II areas in Shanghai and beyond. LM Wind Power provided onsite support and service to carry … Continue reading LM Wind Power installs 66.6 m blades on 4MW offshore wind turbine in China

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LM Wind Power starts delivery of wind turbine blades from Turkish facility

LM Wind Power, a supplier of rotor blades to the wind industry, has started delivering its first blades from its new factory in Bergama, Turkey. The first blades left the Bergama factory in December 2017 and traveled 100km by road to the Izmir-Alsancak Port. In total, the Bergama team will ship 99 blades to their … Continue reading LM Wind Power starts delivery of wind turbine blades from Turkish facility

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Wind power in Morocco: Siemens’ wind turbines blades plant already operational

In Morocco, Siemens’ wind turbines blades plant is already operational and is to be inaugurated on October 11, 2017. Investment agreement for the project was signed in March 2016 and the latter cost €100 million ($11,730,000). The plant can therefore supply the 200MW windfarm led by Nareva in Boujdour (85% of its production is to be … Continue reading Wind power in Morocco: Siemens’ wind turbines blades plant already operational

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EDPR to recycle its wind turbine blades

EDP Renewables (Euronext: EDPR), a global leader in the renewable energy sector and one of the world’s largest wind energy producers, today announced a cooperation agreement with Thermal Recycling of Composites (TRC), a spin-off of the Spanish Council for Scientific Research (Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, CSIC), for the implementation of a wind turbine blade … Continue reading EDPR to recycle its wind turbine blades

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New radar scanner tests wind turbines blades for defects

Thanks to the innovative radar scanner from the Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Solid State Physics IAF, defects in the material composition of the wind turbine blades can now be detected with far greater accuracy and visualized in a cross-sectional view, thereby saving costs in production and operation. A demonstrator will be presented at this year’s … Continue reading New radar scanner tests wind turbines blades for defects

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TPI Composites Expands its Relationship with Gamesa in Turkey

TPI Composites, Inc., (TPI) (Nasdaq:TPIC), the largest U.S.-based independent manufacturer of composite wind blades, announced today that it has entered into a long-term agreement with Gamesa to supply wind blades from its new manufacturing facility in Izmir, Turkey through 2022. TPI has reserved two mold slots and expects to commence manufacturing for Gamesa from one … Continue reading TPI Composites Expands its Relationship with Gamesa in Turkey

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LM Wind Power to supply blades for CSIC HZ Windpower’s new 5 MW offshore turbine in China

LM Wind Power announces strategic collaboration with Chinese wind turbine manufacturer CSIC (China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation) HZ Windpower to deliver blades for its newly launched H151-5.0MW platform. LM Wind Power CEO Marc de Jong at the CSIC HZ Windpower type certificate event at China Windpower. The blades will be delivered from LM Wind Power’s plant … Continue reading LM Wind Power to supply blades for CSIC HZ Windpower’s new 5 MW offshore turbine in China

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