Brian Westenhaus writes in OilPrice.com about a breakthrough in wind turbine waste management.
- Wind turbines blades mostly end up in landfills after they are decommissioned and if no solution is found the world could accumulate 43 million metric tons of wind turbine waste by 2050.
- Danish researchers at Aarhus University have developed a chemical process to breakdown the epoxy composite of wind turbine blades and simultaneously extract intact glass fibers.
- This development could solve part of wind’s waste problem and create a circular economy for wind turbines, and the automotive and aerospace industries.
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