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Composites features, January 2013

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Small wind in a developing world

Marcus Wiemann of the Alliance for Rural Electrification outlines the mid-term findings of an information campaign in developing countries on the use of sm

The UK composites industry – turning ideas into investments

Millions of pounds are being invested in resources in the UK a bid to upscale academic projects and make polymer composites the first choice when designing

Tom Preece, Business Manager, Composites Skills Alliance, explains how the composites skills shortage in the UK is being addressed.

According to market research firm Lucintel, the North American composites market will be completely recovered from the economic recession of 2008/2009 by 2

How much wind power is now installed globally? Which turbine company supplied the most turbines? BTM's annual report has now been published...

Steve Sawyer, Secretary General of the Global Wind Energy Council, gives us an overview of the Brazilian wind power market, stressing it's not all a bed of

Self-healing composites, laser joining of carbon fibre reinforced plastic to zinc-coated steel, retrofitting of reinforced concrete buildings using glass a

Pipes for use in oil and gas extraction are increasingly being made from polymer composites because, unlike metal pipes, they do not corrode. We consider t

An international conference looking at the design, manufacturing and performance of MW sized wind turbine blades will take place in December 2013, organise

This section summarises a selection of recent composites-related research papers published in Elsevier’s journals.

The JEC Europe exhibition takes place in Paris on 12-14 March. We take a look at some of the new products and technologies exhibitors will be showcasing.

A startlingly different approach to scaling up wind turbine rotors is that advocated by Blade Dynamics Ltd, a young company located in the Isle of Wight, U

The UK NOVA project team has achieved a key milestone with the successful construction of the sails for a 50 kW prototype demonstrator of its concept 10 MW

Part 3. Offshore turbines need to be more reliable than their onshore counterparts. How is this creating divergence in approach as the offshore turbine ind

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