Introducing wind blade concrete mixture
Last updated 12/17/2020 at 3:59pm
Would you believe in the future when a cement truck shows up to pour your foundation or patio, the mixture will likely contain ground-up wind turbine blades?
As a part of new agreement between GE Renewable Energy and Veolia North America (VNA), old blades, consisting mostly of fiberglass, are shredded at a processing facility in Missouri and then shipped to cement plants across America where they replace coal, sand and clay in manufacturing.
Like the coronavirus vaccine, the new process was fast tracked.
“Last summer, we completed a trial using a GE blade, and we were very happy with...