Concrete plans to recycle Danish turbines

Scheme will recycle turbine blades for use in cement industry. Danes want to be seen as world’s best in reusing wind tech

Recycled wind turbine blades can help clean up cement production – but how?

GE Renewable Energy says ground-up turbine blades could replace raw materials such as coal, sand and clay in cement manufacturing facilities across the US

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 […]