Cutting edge blades
PES caught up with Ryan Lauridsen, CEO at Bladena to find out about the latest developments in blade technology. An important issue in our industry.
PES: Welcome to PES Wind magazine. Thanks for talking with us. Would you like to begin by explaining a little about the background of your organisation and how you currently serve the wind industry?
Ryan Lauridsen: Bladena was founded 5 years ago as a spin off from the Technical University of Denmark and has since then been focusing on further development of the patented technologies and their commercialisation. Our focus is on the structural design of blades and all our work is centred on reducing the failures seen on blades in operation; hence reducing the cost for Operation and Maintenance on blades and so extending their operational life time. We have expert knowledge in blade failures and how to avoid them...
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