The global market for wind turbine composite materials could reach a market value of more than 12 billion by 2023 and is expected to grow at CAGR around 9.6% from now to 2023.
Production to consolidate in North Dakota facility as industry moves toward bigger blades.
Dogger Bank Wind Farms plans to develop the largest offshore wind farm in the world, off the coast of the U.K.
The first manufactured nacelle of the Haliade-X 12-megawatt offshore wind turbine will be tested on a prototype in Rotterdam, Netherlands.
The Cherbourg, France facility is recruiting new team members to scale up its 107-meter-long wind turbine blades for commercial production.
The 107-meter-long blade has been designed for GE’s Haliade-X 12-megawatt offshore wind turbine.
The company’s Cypress 5.3-megawatt prototype, installed in Wieringermeer, Netherlands, features a two-piece blade design and is said to enable larger rotors and versatility in locations.
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The Haliade-X 12 MW prototype will be installed in Rotterdam, The Netherlands where data will be collected with the aim of obtaining Type Certification.
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The new Technology Center Americas facility will develop and test new techniques for designing and building wind turbine blades.
The agreement covers three variants and includes 66.9- and 69.0-m blade lengths.
The Cypress wind turbine platform features a revolutionary two-piece carbon blade design, enabling blades to be manufactured at even longer lengths.
The installation is the first in a two-year agreement with Shanghai Electric Wind Power for LM 66.6 blade sets.
The 107-meter offshore wind blade will undergo fatigue testing at the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center’s Wind Technology Testing Center in Boston.
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The facility will provide rotor hub testing for new GE turbines as well as blade and other testing, digital tools, research and services to the wider wind industry.
Recently there have been a few rumblings about offshore wind farms in the United States with potential project developments on both East and West coasts.
Well-produced and well-attended, this one-day conference slated the Monday before JEC World 2018 addressed topics as diverse as the place of artificial intelligence in the industrial factory and advances in architectural roof design.
Introduced to the market about five years ago, pultruded, carbon fiber-reinforced spar caps, incorporated as the reinforcing member of wind turbine rotor blades, are a byproduct of the evolution and increasing technological sophistication of the global wind energy industry.
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.
SAMPE Europe staged a successful and well-attended gathering, dubbed Summit 18, at the Pullman Hotel Paris Tour Eiffel on March 5.
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.
The Haliade-X will feature a 12 MW direct drive generator and 107m-long blades.
What collaborative scenarios can we create that leverage assets in multiple countries and get to solutions faster?
LM Wind Power goes long with a resin-infused hybrid carbon composite strategy.
Airtech Advanced Materials Group was awarded “Best Growth Partner 2017” by LM Wind Power at the LM Wind Power Supplier Conference in Amsterdam, Netherlands.
This is the largest wind turbine blade ever made and transported in Spain.