GE Renewable Energy acquires WMC wind turbine blade test center in Wieringerwerf, Netherlands
Renewable Energy Business, LM Wind Power announced the planned acquisition of the WMC test facilities in Wieringerwerf, Netherlands.
GE Renewable Energy Business, LM Wind Power announced on July 18th, the planned acquisition of the WMC test facilities in Wieringerwerf, Netherlands. Within a few weeks the transaction is expected to close, depending on certain pe-completion conditions.
The facility will provide rotor hub testing for new GE turbines and also continue to offer blade and other testing, digital tools, research and similar services to the wider wind industry in Netherlands and elsewhere.
LM Wind Power plans to expand and develop the facility over time. The 23 current employees comprise highly-qualified experts in composites and rotor blade testing. All will be retained to help grow the business.