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All Energy UK Innovation Showcase

All Energy UK Innovation Showcase

10/05/2017: ACT Blade are delighted to have been invited to participate at the All Energy¬†Innovation Showcase in Glasgow on the 10th May. All Energy is the UK’s largest renewable energy event, providing a wonderful opportunity for suppliers, experts and customers from all over the country to connect and exchange ideas. The conference is free to […]

Rushlight Summer Showcase, London.

Rushlight Summer Showcase, London.

20/06/2017:¬† ACT Blade will be sending a delegation to the Rushlight Summer Showcase hosted by the Royal Geographical Society in London. The event is sponsored by Innovate UK, and will be an excellent occasion for organisations working in the development of clean innovations to pitch ideas, network and meet with potential investors. An Exhibition organised […]

The second Mid-stage Energy Catalyst Award project kicks off in Edinburgh. This project is about developing and testing the modular ACT Blade. The modular version of the product will bring many added benefits, such as adding extra level of flexibility in blade design and manufacturing and reducing the cost of transport. The Modular ACT Blade […]

ACT Blade are pleased to announce the arrival of a new colleague. Miguel Martins joins the company today from Aberdeen, where he had been working for some time in the oil and gas industry. Miguel is delighted to be making the move into the renewables sector, and ready to take on a new challenge. With […]

Today the team has been carrying out initial rain erosion tests on our prototype ACT Blade. Erosion to wind turbine blades is a huge problem as it drastically shortens their lifespan, leading to hefty maintenance costs. Such damage can be caused over time by rain or by sand particles carried in the air. The tests […]

Puncture testing to our prototype blade has been successfully completed this month. Punctures test are required to verifying the damage modes of wind turbine blades

This month our prototype ACT Blade has been undergoing hail gun testing. During this process, missiles of compacted ice are fired at the prototype using a gas gun. By simulating a hailstorm in this way, we were able to verify that the high- tension textiles which make up our ACT Blade are not damaged by […]