How the adoption of composite materials in the wind energy sector contributes to the increase in generation efficiency. Article written by Giovanni Manni, CEO eTa Blades.
eTa Blades achieves the Design Assessment Certification from DNV – GL for the innovative eTa4x wind blade
Kicked off the series production of the efficient blade developed for the re-blading of 600-800kW turbine range, conceived for providing Life Extension and Performance Improvement
Blades are the turbine component most impacted by age. Coating, Lamination, Aerodynamics, Lightning protection systems all show increasing failures over time: trailing edge, blade shell, Spar, Root and Lightning protection systems are the parts that are most hit by age.
eTa Blades has been selected as one of the 100 national champions for 100 Italian Energy Stories, the report presented by Enel and Symbola Foundation on the occasion of the COP21 climate conference in Paris. "Every year 400 wind turbines set off from this part of Italy for other parts of Europe or for the [...]
The performance degradation of old wind-farms and decreasing incentive tariffs across Europe for the new projects disappoint small independent wind-farmers. At the same, time large players target asset consolidation to secure long-term portfolios requiring longer asset life-cycle and enhanced returns. Operators can opt for several alternatives to improve projects or assets value. Continue to read
Much is involved in designing a wind turbine blade, including taking note of changing industry conditions and the need to address persistent issues of reliability and resilience. Tildy Bayar spoke with blade designers and manufacturers to see how the industry is addressing the issues and designing the blades of the future. Click here [...]
eTa Blades among the profiles of the most important companies and Associations in Italy in the energy sector.
eTa Blades on the Italian magazine Qualenrgia.it Click here to read
Interview to Carlo Durante published by the Italian magazine Staffetta Quotidiana.