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Novel blade technology will allow wind turbine blades to be fully recyclable

by Sangam Paudel, Sep 20
1 minute read

New technology that will enable wind turbine blades to be fully recycled has been unveiled (by academic and industry experts led by Vestas), with a vision of an industry-ready solution for widespread adoption within three years. Currently, wind turbines are 85-90 percent recyclable, with the wind blade materials making the bulk of the remaining percentage that cannot be recycled.

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This technology will help eliminate wastes in the wind energy industry and advance a circular economy, making zero waste wind turbines possible in the future.

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