February 7, 2023
Leading edge erosion specialists complete second Riffgat install

Leading edge erosion specialists Edge Solutions have completed the second installation of their Armour Edge blade protection system at the Riffgat offshore wind farm in the southern North Sea and have now secured a follow-on order to complete further turbines in 2023.  The 2022 programme was completed by technicians from hemmerschütz GmbH on behalf of […]

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July 20, 2022
Armour Edge has 'negligible' impact on AEP - report

A new type of leading-edge protection has ‘negligible’ impact on annual energy production at rated wind speeds, according to a new independent report. Armour Edge is a new and highly durable leading-edge protection shield which uses a bespoke ultra-tough thermoplastic material, created specifically for wind turbine blades. It has been developed by Dundee firm Edge […]

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July 7, 2022
Edge Solutions looks to USA with Rope Partner tie up

Scots firm Edge Solutions has announced a partnership with Colorado wind turbine maintenance specialist Rope Partner to roll out their Armour Edge leading edge protection in the USA. Armour Edge is a highly durable leading-edge protection shield that uses an ultra-tough thermoplastic material created specifically for wind turbine blades. The shields are operating successfully at […]

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June 8, 2022
Edge Solutions bags offshore orders for blade protection

Blade protection specialist Edge Solutions has secured two orders for its Armour Edge blade protection system at offshore wind farms in the Baltic Sea and the southern North Sea. The latest deals follow the successful trial application of Edge Solutions’ custom-made erosion shields with the same operators at undisclosed sites in 2020 and 2021. The […]

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April 7, 2022
Armour Edge lifespan could top 50 years - report

A new type of leading-edge protection could outlast the wind turbines on which it is installed – with a predicted lifespan of more than 50 years, weather conditions dependent. The Armour Edge samples lasted an average 232 hours – significantly longer than other leading-edge protection systems (LEPs) tested previously at Blyth. ORE Catapult then modelled […]

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September 24, 2021
Edge Solutions and INEOS Styrolution join forces

Edge Solutions has secured £700,000 investment to roll out its innovative Armour Edge product – developed in collaboration with INEOS Styrolution – which they believe will transform the maintenance of operational wind farms. The Dundee-based innovators have developed an ultra-tough and aerodynamically optimal ‘erosion shield’, named Armour Edge, which quickly and simply repairs eroded wind […]

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