AEL announce that since mid 2014 a close relationship has been established with Airborne Marine and a long term partnership with Alstom Ocean Energy to design and build the blades for the first tidal array, Oceade 18m at Raz Blanchard, Cherbourg. This combines strong composites development know how and manufacturing capabilities unrivalled in the world today in this sector.
AEL now offers a comprehensive composites manufacturing service in Pre-preg and resin infusion systems.
New 3rd generation spar materials set to cut the cost of tidal blades in 2014: technical bulletin.
Another Successful blade proof test is completed as part of a TSB funded research project.
AEL gains ISO 9001 Approval.July 2013: Alstom 1MW tidal turbine fitted with AEL composite blades reaches full power.