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    ACT Blade Technology

    ACT Blade expands the boundaries of current blade technology by addressing the core problems of our wind energy industry. In today’s world, the development of viable sustainable energy alternatives is more important than ever. Wind energy has always been at the forefront of green energy solutions but if it is to continue to grow, it must remain competitive economically. Wind farms are still too expensive. If we really want to create a greener world for the future, then we must find a way to make the production of wind energy cheaper. This is where the team of experts that make up ACT Blade come in. Our patent pending innovative blade is a solution to all wind energy challenges. So, what makes ACT Blade so special?
    Increasing Annual Energy Production

    Increasing Annual Energy Production

    Because of its lower weight, the ACT Blade enables building longer blades with lower mass and same mass-moment at blade root, hence it enables produce more energy with minimal change in turbine loads.

    Lower the Cost of Energy

    Lower the Cost of Energy

    Because of its lower weight, the ACT Blade enables building longer blades. A 10% longer blade can produce 9.3% more energy and reduce the cost of the energy by 6.7%.

    Reduced Capital Costs

    Reduced Capital Costs

    Unlike conventional blade technology, because of its modularity the ACT Blade can be manufactured by existing supply chains and entails a far simpler and faster assembly process which keeps costs down.

    Sustainability

    Sustainability

    Unlike conventional fibreglass blades, the ACT Blade has been designed to be partly recyclable and to use recycled material, reducing landfill waste and in line with responsible energy production.

    Company

    Company

    ACT Blade Ltd was founded in November 2015 following the completion of a feasibility study conducted in collaboration with DNV-GL and Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult. This study demonstrated the ACT Blade is not only technically viable, but it can also offer significant LCOE savings. The founders (in the picture) are Dr Sabrina Malpede (Managing Director), Dr Alessandro Rosiello (Finance and Non-Executive Director) and Dr Donald MacVicar (Technical Director). Together, they have fourteen years’ experience in developing and commercialising innovative high-tech design solutions. The team’s first successful venture, SMAR Azure Ltd, is the market leader in tailored computerized design and analytical software for the marine industry. Their products are used by over 200 users, including two certification agencies (Lloyd’s Register and RINA) in 30 countries. The R&D team comprises specialists in aerodynamics, structures mechanical and composite engineering.

    Our Team

    ACT Blade Ltd is led by Dr. Sabrina Malpede (CEO). Dr. Donald MacVicar (CTO) coordinates the internal technical team and the consultants involved in the development of the technology. Dr. Alessandro Rosiello (CFO) is providing support with the financing road map and commercialization strategy.
    Sabrina Malpede
    Sabrina Malpede
    Co-founder & CEO
    Donald MacVicar
    Donald MacVicar
    Co-founder, CTO
    Alessandro Rosellio
    Alessandro Rosellio
    Co-founder, Non-Exc CFO
    Loris Pergod
    Loris Pergod
    R&D Engineer
    Niklas Meyn
    Niklas Meyn
    Structural Engineer
    James Boyle
    James Boyle
    R&D Mechanical Engineer
    Neil Adams
    Neil Adams
    Senior R&D Engineer
    Angelo D'Angelo
    Angelo D'Angelo
    R&D Engineer
    Faysal Khelifa
    Faysal Khelifa
    Office Manager
    Onisim Ferche
    Onisim Ferche
    Admin Assistant

    Partners

    ACT Blade works in close collaboration with innovation hubs such as the UK Catapults. Ties with other high tech companies and industry stakeholders such as these will help give a disruptive technology like ACT Blade the support it will need to break into the market.

    We develop the next generation of wind turbine blade. The ACT Blade is the lightest and most controllable blade. By enabling longer blades, ACT Blade increases Energy Production by 9%, reduce the cost of the Energy by 7% and reduces CapEx by 44%.