Siemens Gamesa closes two Spanish wind blade plants

Lack of market demand and long-term sustainability results in the Somozas and Cuenca plants and a collective dismissal agreement for up to 266 employees.


New York doubles offshore wind commitments

Two state contracts procure 2,490 MW of offshore wind from Equinor Wind U.S., one of many developments across the U.S. to reach a total state goal of 32,000 MW.


Episode 36: Dale Brosius and Uday Vaidya, IACMI

IACMI’s Dale Brosius and Udaya Vaidy talk about the first five years of the organization, how it has evolved and what the future might hold as IACMI continues its quest to help drive composite materials and process growth.
#iacmi #precursor #outofautoclave


Vestas integrates offshore and onshore activities, intends to lay off 220 employees

Following the acquisition of MHI Vestas Offshore Wind, organizational integration is necessary to meet market demand and create synergy between the two businesses.


Siemens Gamesa, Siemens Energy partner for offshore green hydrogen production acceleration

Five-year project is the first major step to develop an industrial-scale system capable of harvesting green hydrogen from offshore wind.


E9 ultra-high-modulus glass fiber targets high-end applications

Compared to E-glass, Jushi’s E9 glass fiber boasts improved mechanical properties, including a 36% higher modulus and 60% higher strength.


Gurit Kitting extends major wind core kit supply contract

The three-year contract will generate net sales of around $140 million USD with an expected revenue increase of approx $11-17 million USD per year.


U.S. DOE announces funding for FY 2021 for composites, energy initiatives

Topic areas include polymers recycling and composites manufacturing. The deadline for eligible small businesses to submit a Letter of Intent is Jan. 4, 2021.


GE to supply 14-MW Haliade-X wind turbines to Dogger Bank Wind Farm

Confirmed as the supplier for all three of the U.K. offshore wind farm’s phases, GE will begin installing its most powerful, 14-MW turbine variants in 2025.
#gerenewable #windblades


Report finds that renewable energy is cost-competitive with traditional power

A joint 2020 Nuclear Energy Agency and International Energy Agency study reports that levelized costs of renewable and nuclear energy generation are falling below that of fossil fuels.