to-the-point: LM Wind completes buy of Dutch blade test centre

The WMC test facilities in Wieringerwerf, Netherlands. Source: GE Renewable Energy

August 8 (Renewables Now) - LM Wind Power, the wind turbine blade manufacturing business of General Electric Co (NYSE:GE), said today it has completed the acquisition of the WMC wind turbine blade test facility in Wieringerwerf, Netherlands.

The Dutch test centre, whose planned purchase was announced last month, will provide rotor hub testing for new GE turbines. At the same time, it will continue to offer blade and other testing, digital tools, research and similar services to the wider wind industry.

LM Wind Power will keep all 23 current employees and plans to expand and develop the facility over time. 

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