Old wind turbine blades to be used to build bridge in Ireland

Two old blades from dissembled turbines will be repurposed to build a footbridge on a greenway in County Cork

GE teams up with Veolia to reduce cement production emissions with recycled wind turbine blades

The partnership aims to replace raw materials, such as coal, sand and clay in US cement manufacturing facilities with ground-up turbine blades

General Electric buys UK wind turbine firm

US firm General Electric (GE) has bought a UK wind turbine blade company for an undisclosed amount. Blade Dynamics aims to reduce the cost of electricity generation of new and increasingly bigger wind turbines – particularly for offshore installations. It claims it has the potential “to radically transform the blade manufacturing process”. The firm, which has been […]

Blade factory “marks start of Hull wind industry”

Building began at a new wind turbine factory in Hull today. Energy Secretary Ed Davey was on hand to break ground at Hull’s Alexandra Dock, when he claimed it “marks the beginning of a new industry based here and exporting worldwide.” Engineering firm Siemens will make blades for wind turbines in the new factory which is on the […]