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Windtech International May June 2024 issue






The Front Cover

An increasing number of wind turbines are approaching the end of their service lives. As a result, operators are being confronted with the crucial business decision of whether to decommission, repower or continue to operate their assets. One of the key factors affecting these decisions is the evaluation of the physical condition of the turbine. In the article on page 7, TÜV SÜD describes the methods, requirements and results of a lifetime extension assessment..

Publisher's Note

Launch of photo contest and new guest writer


How to Extend the Lifetime of Wind Turbines
By Christian Schumacher and Florian Weber, TÜV SÜD Industrie Service, Germany

Enhanced Performance at Lower Blade Cost
By Yongming Gu, Head of Composite Application Development of PUR APAC, Covestro Shanghai Polymer R&D Center, China

Main Bearing Solutions for Wind Turbines
By Antonio Silverio and Anant Bhat, Schaeffler Group USA Inc.

Future Turbine Technology
By David Latimer, CEO, Magnomatics, UK

Windtech Future

Global Gearbox Supply Chain Market Set to Grow to 59.1GW in 2020
By Feng Zhao, Strategy Director at Global Wind Energy Council

View from Inside

A Dangerous Trend is Challenging the Success of Wind Power Around the Globe:
Concentration and Monopolisation

By Stefan Gsänger, Secretary General, World Wind Energy Association, Germany


Company News

Projects and Contracts

Product News

Industry News


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