- LM Wind Power, a GE Renewable Energy business announced today the launch of its second 107-meter wind turbine blade mold (production line) at its Cherbourg factory in France.
- The second mold has been through the prototype phase and will now start operations.
The facility has produced the world’s first offshore wind turbine blade longer than 100 meters, a 107-meters long blade that will be used in GE’s Haliade-X offshore wind turbine.
Olivier Fontan, President and CEO of LM Wind Power, said: “Our teams here in Cherbourg are thrilled to take an active role in the energy transition and to be part of the successful journey for GE’s Haliade-X offshore wind turbine. The arrival of the second 107-meters mold at the factory marks an increased activity for LM Wind Power in Cherbourg, and we are happy to welcome a large wave of new employees, allowing us to participate in social development and create more jobs in the surrounding community.”
Author: Bryan Groenendaal