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Composites news, May 2013

Consumption of composite materials in the Indian wind energy industry is forecast to grow 12.8% per year between 2013 and 2018, according to a report from

First  grid-connected offshore wind turbine in North America launched

The University of Maine (UMaine)’s Advanced Structures and Composites Center and its partners will hold a launch celebration today for VolturnUS 1:8, the f

The (US) National Center for Defense Manufacturing and Machining (NCDMM) has selected Ingersoll Machine Tools Inc as its partner for a Defense Wide Manufac

The Dow Chemical Company and RS Technik have established a global marketing alliance to promote RS Technik's cured in place pipe (CIPP) technology for the

Three of Scotland’s east coast universities are combining their expertise and experience – and advantage of location – to launch a new institute they say a

Germanischer Lloyd (GL) has approved 3B's HiPer-tex™ W2020 high-performance direct roving, which is used in the manufacture of wind turbine blades.

Siemens – which is hosting six Round Table discussions around the globe to discuss levers for optimising energy systems worldwide – says if regional charac

The shale gas revolution underway in North America is revitalising the petrochemical industry, which will welcome more than $217 billion in new downstream

The 2012 report by the World Wind Energy Association shows 100 countries are using electricity generated by wind turbines, with Iceland recently becoming t

Siemens has been awarded a contract to construct the US's largest state-run wind farm.

A European consortium has secured €3,964,797 of EU funding to research the replacement of thermoset composites with thermoplastic composites in certain com

Spanish energy company Iberdrola has completed a geotechnical feasibility study for its Wikinger offshore wind project in German – a key milestone in the o

Natural gas vehicles (NGVs) on the road in the world’s seven largest automotive markets will reach only 7.5 million as the industry struggles to capitalise

Bayer MaterialScience has announced it is stopping its work on carbon nanotubes (CNTs) in order to focus its development activities on areas more closely l

The first order for GE’s new 2.5-120 brilliant wind turbines has been announced - Invenergy has ordered three units as part of an 86-turbine deal with GE f

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