People in Composites: August 2020

CW’s monthly roundup of changing leadership in the composites industry includes Gurit, TPI, Tooling Tech Group, Wisk and more.
#siemensgamesa #workforcedevelopment #vestas

People in Composites: June 2020

Siemens Gamesa, Composites for Europe, SPE, Lockheed Martin and more announce management changes. 
#iacmi #infrastructure #siemensgamesa


Siemens Gamesa to expand wind turbine nacelle capacity in Taiwan

The expansion is designed to support the 300-MW Hai Long 2 offshore wind farm and is expected to strengthen the localized nacelle supply chain.
#sustainability #windblades #siemensgamesa


Siemens Gamesa's 14-MW offshore wind turbines to power 2.6-GW Dominion Energy project

All wind turbines for the 2,640-MW Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind commercial project are expected to be installed by 2026.
#siemensgamesa #windblades


Siemens Gamesa launches 14-MW offshore direct drive turbine

The SG 14-222 DD wind turbine 108-meter blades, a lightweight nacelle and more.   
#trends #siemensgamesa #sustainability


Siemens Gamesa completes acquisition of Portuguese wind blade plant

Senvion’s Ria Blades factory in Vagos, Portugal, widens Siemens Gamesa’s global footprint and strengthens the wind manufacturer’s position in a competitive onshore business environment. 
#windblades #siemensgamesa


The markets: Renewable energy (2021)

Wind energy continues to dominate in this segment and remains the world’s largest market for glass fiber-reinforced composites.
#outofautoclave #multitudeofmarkets #siemensgamesa


Offshore wind expands in Europe, Japan and, potentially, in the Northeast U.S.

Hundreds of offshore turbines will be installed in Europe and Asia, but the U.S. falls behind waiting on a green light from the government.
#siemensgamesa #regulation #infrastructure

Composites 2020: A Multitude of Markets

The manufacturing world likes to think of composites fabrication as a single, global entity that operates to serve its customers’ needs with a variety of highly engineered parts and structures.
#electricvehicles #electronics #frprebar


Siemens Gamesa to acquire selected assets of Senvion

The acquisition, to close in the first half of 2020, will include wind turbine service and operations assets and an onshore blade manufacturing facility.
#regulation #siemensgamesa #windblades


Siemens Gamesa to build world's largest wind turbine test stand

The company’s site in Aalborg, Denmark will be capable of performing full-scale tests on the next generations of rotor blades. 
#siemensgamesa #windblades #regulation


Siemens announces spinoff Gas and Power company

Siemens’ Gas and Power will be an independent company to combine Siemens’ renewable energy, oil and gas and other energy-related businesses.
#sustainability #siemensgamesa


U.S. states set gigawatt goals for offshore wind

Three different states plan for gigawatt grids, powered by wind turbines with >90-meter-long composite blades, to help combat climate change.
#windblades #workforcedevelopment #siemensgamesa


Siemens Gamesa launches 10-MW offshore wind turbine

Siemens Gamesa’s new, 10-MW turbine features 94-m-long blades and is said to be capable of supplying about 10,000 European households with electricity for a year.
#siemensgamesa #vestas #windblades


Wind energy: A worldwide phenomenon

The wind energy industry is now operative in a genuinely worldwide marketplace.
#windblades #sustainability #siemensgamesa


Service & repair: Optimizing wind power’s grid impact

As wind farms surge into the electrical mainstream, a fast-growing industry works to maximize the service lives of the composite blades that harvest the power of the wind.
#sustainability #adhesives #windblades


Siemens Gamesa partners with Shanghai Electric to reinforce offshore strategy

8MW Direct Drive wind turbines will be produced by Shanghai Electric for the Chinese offshore market.
#siemensgamesa #windblades

Advancing technology in a multinational world

What collaborative scenarios can we create that leverage assets in multiple countries and get to solutions faster?
#sustainability #gerenewable #workforcedevelopment


Carbon/glass spar cap enables world’s longest wind blade

LM Wind Power goes long with a resin-infused hybrid carbon composite strategy.   
#outofautoclave #gerenewable #workinprogress


Siemens Gamesa to supply French offshore project

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE, Zamudio, Spain) will supply its new 8 MW offshore wind turbine, the SG 8.0-167 DD, to the 500 MW Saint Brieuc offshore wind project off France’s Bretagne coast.
#siemensgamesa #windblades