Samsung to test wind turbine prototype at new UK facility

Electronics giant Samsung will be the first manufacturer to test a prototype of its new 7MW offshore wind turbine at a newly constructed test facility in the UK. Specially built to test next generation offshore wind turbines, the £48 million National Renewable Energy Centre (Narec) in Blyth, Northumerland was completed last month. Samsung Heavy Industries’ […]

Yorkshire gear manufacturing company wins £1.2 million Government grant

A UK gear engineering and manufacturing company has won a Government scheme bid to support manufacturers developing next generation offshore wind technology. David Brown Gear Systems has been granted £1.2 million to help develop its 7MW wind turbine gearbox in Yorkshire. The low weight and compact gearbox is expected to improve cost of ownership and […]