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Reduction of Environmental Impact Effect of Disposing Wind Turbine Blades
Gotland University, School of Culture, Energy and Environment.
2011 (English)Independent thesis Advanced level (degree of Master (One Year)), 40 credits / 60 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

Wind power industry is expected to be one of the fastest growing renewable energy sources inthe world. The growth specially focuses on growing industries and markets, because ofeconomical condition for wind power development besides political decisions.According to growth of wind turbine industries, wind turbine blades are growing fast in both sizeand number. The problem that now arises is how to deal with the blades at the end of their lifecycle. This Master Thesis describes existing methods of disposing wind turbine blades.Moreover, the thesis considers alternative method of disposing blades, based on environmentaland safety consideration.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2011. , 48 p.
Keyword [en]
Wind turbine blade, Disposing methods, Environmental consideration
National Category
Social and Economic Geography
URN: urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-217000OAI: oai:DiVA.org:uu-217000DiVA: diva2:691565
Educational program
Master Program in Wind Power Project Management, 60 hp (HGO)
Available from: 2014-03-25 Created: 2014-01-28 Last updated: 2014-03-26Bibliographically approved

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