APRIL 27, 2021

Nabralift decommissioning process: a case comparison to hybrid towers

Today, there are more than 34.000 onshore wind turbines which are 15 years or older, with a total capacity of 36 GW (WindEurope, 2020). Among those, 9 GW belong to turbines that are 20 to 24 years...

DECEMBER 14, 2020

Why torsional stiffness of Jacket-type structures has a low influence in WTG dynamics

Wind turbine towers are traditionally based on steel tubes of large diameter and thickness. This configuration provides an excellent torsional stiffness, and therefore torsional modes are very fast...

AUGUST 11, 2020

The Challenges of Designing a Modular Blade

(This is an article released in Indian Wind Power Magazine.) Modular blades are not something new in the wind industry. More than a decade ago, some companies such as Gamesa or Enercon released their...

MAY 21, 2019


When a global, capitalist and changing world, patents are the only proven and reliable technological bulwark. The already patented technologies have passed a broad filter when compared to State of...

FEBRUARY 5, 2018

Breaking the logistic barriers in XXL blades industy

MODULAR BLADES MARKET The growth of the wind market, together with the low availability of sites with optimal wind conditions, is creating a rapid increase in the size of turbines and therefore the...

JANUARY 30, 2018

WTG dynamics in soft & stiff towers beyond 160m hub height

The latest generation of wind turbines announced by the leading OEMs will shift wind turbines to rotor diameters of 150m and blade tip heights above 240m. As a consequence of this, the transport and...

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