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Composites news, April 2011

Viridity Energy, Thomas Jefferson University and Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals will develop and implement a project to maximize wind power through

Gamesa signs turbine deal with 3 Chinese companies

The agreement, which could result in contracts to supply 900 MW of turbines, is the first to be signed by Chinese and Spanish companies in the wind energy

Vestas is delivering a total of 104 MW of wind turbines to an undisclosed customers and wind farm project in Canada.

The cost of offshore wind turbines could be cut by a third through the use of new approaches, according to the UK Energy Technologies Institutes (ETI).

3A Composites has signed an agreement with PVC foam producer Tiansheng New Materials to jointly market structural core materials in China, with a focus on

Barrday Advanced Material Solutions is reorganising into three operating divisions focusing on protective products, composite materials, and renewable ener

GE will supply three units of its 2.5 MW wind turbine to the Zensko wind farm in Krzecin, Choszczno County in north-western Poland.

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

Chinese company Guang Wei Composites is supplying GL approved prepregs to wind turbine blade producers and is developing products for the marine, public tr

The UK Waste Recycling Group (WRG) has received planning permission to erect two wind turbines at its closed Carnaby Landfill site, near Bridlington in Eas

Belwind NV says it will make parts of its latest offshore wind farm concession site off the Bligh Bank on the Belgian continental shelf available for offsh

A new facility capable of testing wind turbine blades up to 90 m in length will be inaugurated at the Fraunhofer Institute for Wind Energy and Energy Syste

Despatch Industries is to supply a fully integrated, pilot-scale carbon fibre manufacturing line for the new Australian Carbon Fiber Research Facility (ACF

Worldwide wind capacity has reached 197 GW despite a slight decrease in new capacity, according to the World Wind Energy Report 2010 from the World Wind En

India could install 65.2 GW of wind power by 2010, according to the Indian Wind Energy Outlook 2011 published by the World Institute of Sustainable Energy

The Cannon Group will be showing its latest developments in composites, polyurethane and thermoforming technologies at the China International Wind Energy

Gamesa is setting up a technology laboratory in Singapore focusing on materials research and development for wind turbines.

China has released updated wind power capacity figures showing the country installed 18.9 GW in 2010, bringing the total to 44.7 GW, compared to previous f

According to data provided by the Japan Wind Power Association, no wind turbine in Japan was damaged by the recent earthquake and by the tsunami.

GE is introducing taller wind turbine towers for its onshore wind turbine product line, bringing hub heights to 130 m.

Gamesa has launched its low-wind wind turbine, G136-4.5 MW Class III, at the Hannover Messe 2011.

Wind power contributed over 10 TWh to the UK energy generation in 2010, representing a 7.7% growth over 2009.

The following stories were the most popular with visitors to the Reinforced Plastics website during March.

Gurit has signed a contract to acquire Spanish balsa material producer Balseurop for approximately €20 million, completing the expansion of its core materi

Vestas is delivering a total of 150 MW of wind turbines to Energisa S.A. for four wind farms in Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil.

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