INNOVATION: Cement production to use old wind turbine blades after G.E. inks new deal

Wind energy has long been one of the lowest environmental impact energy sources available. And innovations in blade retirement strategies are helping reduce waste and lighten the sector’s footprint even further, demonstrating a long-term commitment to sustainability. 

“G.E. Renewable Energy and Veolia North America (VNA) have signed a ‘multi-year agreement’ to recycle blades removed from onshore wind turbines in the United States.

In an announcement Tuesday, G.E. Renewable Energy said the blades would be shredded at a VNA site in Missouri before being ‘used as a replacement for coal, sand and clay at cement manufacturing facilities across the U.S.’…”

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