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Composite applications news, July 2013

Gamesa commissions first offshore wind turbine in Spain

The first offshore wind turbine installed in Spain has been commissioned by Gamesa, for installation at the Arinaga Quay in Gran Canaria (Canary Islands).

Official energy statistics published today by the UK government report that the UK has missed its indicative renewable energy target for 2011-12.

ITT Exelis has been awarded a contract valued at more than US$15 million from Sikorsky for the production of composite tail rotor blade components on the S

BMW has launched the series version of its electric vehicle, the BMW i3, simultaneously in New York, London and Beijing. The BMW i3 features a carbon fibre

The following stories were the most popular with visitors to the Reinforced Plastics website last week.

A review of wind farm planning policies in Scotland suggests that ruling out the use of ‘wild land’ could reduce the development of renewable energy in the

The following stories were the most popular with visitors to the Reinforced Plastics website last week.

The following stories were the most popular with visitors to the Reinforced Plastics website last week.

The National Renewable Energy Centre (Narec) in the UK has set up a £2.8 million public-private initiative to support small to medium enterprises (SMEs) in

Genesis Energy has received consents to build what could be New Zealand’s largest wind farm at Castle Hill, located on the North Island.

The first grid-connected offshore wind turbine to be deployed off the coast of North America features a glass fibre reinforced polymer tower produced by Er

Volkswagen’s XL1 two-seat diesel-electric hybrid car has made its UK debut. The body of the 313 mpg, limited production vehicle is made largely of carbon

McLaren is to produce a new high performance variant of its 12C sports car for track use only. As with the 12C road car, the 12C GT Sprint will be based o

BASF is introducing Ultracom™, a package combining continuous fibre reinforced semi-finished thermoplastic products, compounds and engineering support.

The following stories were the most popular with visitors to the Reinforced Plastics website last week.

QuakeWrap Inc has been awarded a $150,000 Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) Grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to further develop the

UK prime minister David Cameron has officially opened the world’s largest offshore wind farm, the London Array, located in the Outer Thames Estuary.

Bombardier Aerospace expects the maiden flight of its new CSeries aircraft to take place by the end of July.

Netherlands-based Sima Charters will acquire a second CTruk 20T multi-purpose composite catamaran.

Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) will test the drive train for their seven megawatt (MW) offshore wind turbine at the National Renewable Energy Centre (Narec

The following stories were the most popular with visitors to the Reinforced Plastics website during the month of July.

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