Queen visits offshore turbine blade factory in Hull

  The Queen visited Siemens Gamesa’s offshore wind turbine blade manufacturing factory in Hull yesterday. She was given a short tour of the facility and a demonstration of the work which goes into making the mammoth 75-metre turbine blades, as part of the Hull City of Culture 2017 celebrations. They are handmade as a single, […]

‘World’s longest’ turbine blade unveiled

The first of the turbine blades claimed to be the longest in the world has been unveiled. The 88.4-metre blade was manufactured at LM Wind Power’s factory in Lunderskov, Denmark. It will be transported to a facility in Aalborg in the next few days where it will be tested to feature on Adwen’s 8MW offshore […]

New York opens new $1.2m wind turbine blade test facility

A $1.2 million (£0.77m) facility for testing new wind turbine blades has officially been opened in Clarkson University in the US. The Centre for Evaluation of Clean Energy Technology (CECET) and the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) teamed up with the University for the Blade Test Facility, which will test the […]