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Next generation blades boost for wind power

Following its acquisition of LM Wind Power in 2017, GE Renewable Energy is taking wind turbine performance to the next level.

3rd October 2018

Innovation in Textiles
 |  The Netherlands

Civil Engineering

The company’s new Cypress 5.3-158 onshore wind turbine offers a 50% increase in annual energy production (AEP) over the life of the turbine compared to a 3 MW platform.

It is characterised by carbon fibre composite blades with a revolutionary two-piece design, enabling them to be manufactured at even longer lengths and improving logistics to offer more siting options.

Read the full article on our Inside Composites website

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