Wind power and chemicals sectors join forces to deal with old turbines

Wind turbine manufacturers are joining forces with chemicals firms in a bid to improve recyclability

Wind turbine manufacturers are joining forces with chemicals firms in a bid to improve recyclability, with an estimated 12,000 units due for decommissioning over the next five years, the trade association WindEurope said on Wednesday.

WindEurope has teamed up with the European Chemical Industry Council (Cefic) and the European Composites Industry Association (EUCIA) to create a “cross-sector platform to advance novel approaches to the recycling of wind turbine blades”.

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