Zone: Wind/Energy Composites
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Wind and energy is the fastest growing end market for composite materials. Wind blades, oil rig tubulars, solar panel frames and other structures are forecast to consume more composite materials than any other market over the next decade.


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Small wind gets big

Massive growth, complex blade designs reopen challenging market in wind energy niche.
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CW Business Index at 44.8 – Contraction continues in October CompositesWorld

Steve Kline, Jr., the director of market intelligence for Gardner Business Media Inc. (Cincinnati, OH, US), the publisher of CompositesWorld magazine, reviews the CompositesWorld Business Index through October 2015.

Tracking energy costs and resin prices CompositesWorld

The price of crude oil has, over the past year, dropped precipitously, and resin prices have, as a result, stopped going up. CW editor-in-chief Jeff Sloan asks what this might mean to the composites professional.

UMaine dedicates ocean engineering lab for wind energy testing CompositesWorld

The lab will be used to test offshore wind turbines and similar structures, and provide facilities for thermoplastic composites research and development.

GE launches new 3-MW wind turbine platform CompositesWorld

The new platform is built on GE’s 2.5- and 2.75-MW machines, and in addition to larger rotor diameters, the new models offer improved load management systems, enhanced control features and more efficient drive-train technology.

LM Wind Power names Reichhold its ‘most innovative supplier’ CompositesWorld

The award was presented to Reichhold due to its achievement of delivering new innovations that will support LM Wind Power’s future growth.

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