3D Printing

Refers to news, project announcements, research and innovation into the use of 3D printing in the power generation space, specifically using 3D models in renewables, conventional energy and battery storage.

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GE awarded DoE grant to research 3D printing of wind turbine...

GE Research, GE Renewable Energy, and LM Wind Power were recently selected by the US DoE to research the design and manufacture of 3-D printed wind turbine blades.

A 3D digital first for China

The State Grid Corporation of China is developing and promoting 3D design standards to digitalize processes for lifecycle substation management throughout the country.

3D Printing partnership – A game changer for wind turbine manufacturing

GE Renewable Energy, COBOD and LafargeHolcim have announced that they will partner to co-develop wind turbines with optimized 3D printed concrete bases,...

GE’s wind turbine factory uses 3-D printing tech to produce N95...

Caroline Shaw knew the pandemic would alter many parts of her job as a sourcing manager at GE Renewable Energy’s wind turbine factory in Pensacola, Florida.

Doosan Škoda uses 3D tech to overhaul Kladno heating plant turbine

After six years of smooth operation, the two-casing 135 MW condensation steam turbine, which is the heart of the Kladno heating plant,...

How the power sector is unlocking 3D printing potential

A new report states that the power industry is steadily embracing the opportunities of 3D printing with applications being used in renewables, conventional energy and battery storage.

Why the energy sector must plan today for tomorrow’s digital age

Don’t work harder; work smarter. This old adage is taking on new significance as digitalisation transforms our economies. Today, we stand at the precipice of a global productivity revolution and the watchword of this will be: “work smarter.”

Securing intellectual property and IoT with blockchain

By 2020, it is estimated that there will be over 20.4 billion IoT devices deployed around the world. In an in-depth study...

Siemens in gas turbine 3D printing milestone

Siemens has hit another milestone in its use of additive manufacturing.

Seeing the future in 3D

The additive manufacturing building will be for Siemens’ 3D-printing specialist Materials Solutions and will continue work on gas turbines and other turbomachinery.

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