The future
of wind energy

About blade dynamics

Blade Dynamics was founded in 2007 with the purpose of advancing wind turbine rotors through design, engineering and manufacturing technology.

The company designs, develops and builds blades using unique seamless modular technology. Key benefits are significant improvements in quality, performance and transportability. The technology enables the blades that are necessary for the needs of the modern wind energy business both onshore and offshore, and will significantly reduce the cost of energy from wind.

The delivery of wind energy that is more cost-effective than fossil fuel requires industrial production of turbines with rotors that improve performance and reliability, whilst reducing costs. Blade Dynamics' proprietary technologies and designs have been developed specifically to meet this need.

The first large-scale prototype blade based on this new structural paradigm was statically tested in 2009 and the first full scale blade was finished in 2010. The first serial blade, the D49, was GL tested and certified in 2012.

The technology enabling these blades has multiple patent applications and several granted patents.

The business has facilities at the NASA Michoud Assembly Facility in Louisiana, and in the south of England.

In 2013, the company was awarded a large contract by the Energy Technology Institute to develop and prototype the next generation of offshore wind turbine blades for larger, higher performance turbines.

The Blade Dynamics technical team is highly experienced, with an extensive knowledge of material science, composite engineering, blade technology, manufacturing processes and the wind energy market.

Read more about The ETI large blade program
USA Contact

For more information on Blade Dynamics products and services, please call or e-mail

+1 504 662 0100

Blade Dynamics LLLP
NASA Michoud Assembly Facility
13800 Old Gentilly road
Bldg 220
New Orleans LA 70129
USA

UK Contact

For more information on Blade Dynamics products and services, please call or e-mail

+44 (0) 2380 018 340

Blade Dynamics Ltd
Gamma House, Enterprise Road
University of Southampton Science Park,
Chilworth, Southampton
Hampshire, SO16 7NS
United Kingdom

We are industrializing turbine blade manufacture
and bringing performances to new levels.
We are industrializing
turbine blade manufacture
and bringing performances
to new levels.
Paul Rudling, Chairman

Powerful innovation

Blade Dynamics is designing, developing and manufacturing next-generation wind turbine rotors using unique seamless modular technology.

  • Significant performance improvement
  • Improved quality, reliability, and longevity of blades
  • Blades are transportable onshore in multiple short sections
  • Lightweight offshore blades of 100m long are possible
  • Technology GL tested and certified in 2012 in the D49 blade

The blades will be transformational in their performance and reliability, which is enabled by a fundamentally different manufacturing approach to conventional blades.

Blade Dynamics' continuous modular technology enables rotors that are lighter, more powerful and more cost-effective than those using existing techniques. Blades of this type can enable turbines to produce more power, more reliably, over a longer service life. This technology will enable a new generation of larger and far more effective turbines both onshore and offshore. The annual energy production (AEP) of turbines can be increased by up to 15%, which has a great impact on the financial performance of wind farms and their need for subsidies.

Blade Dynamics' seamless structural technology has multiple patents granted and pending. Blades have been manufactured, tested and GL certified using this platform and the first; the Dynamic 49, was certified in early 2012. Weighing around 6 tons, the Dynamic 49 is the lightest blade of its size available and is easily transportable in multiple pieces. This blade demonstrates the future of wind energy. This technology is the enabler for ultra large, high performance offshore blades that are currently in development by the company. This development is progressing with the recently announced ETI Large Blade Programme. This project will create the longest and most advanced wind turbine rotor ever built.

  • Significant performance improvement
  • Improved quality, reliability, and longevity
    of blades
  • Blades are transportable onshore in multiple
    short sections
  • Lightweight offshore blades of 100m long
    are possible
  • Technology GL tested and certified in 2012
    in the D49 blade

Exhaustive Non Destructive Testing (NDT) sets the standard for reducing variation in manufacture and in finished blades.

Blade Dynamics' plant at the NASA Michoud facility in Louisiana.

Prototyping team at the NASA Michoud facility, with a D49 blade.

USA Contact

For more information on Blade Dynamics products and services, please call or e-mail

+1 504 662 0100

Blade Dynamics LLLP
NASA Michoud Assembly Facility
13800 Old Gentilly road
Bldg 220
New Orleans LA 70129
USA

UK Contact

For more information on Blade Dynamics products and services, please call or e-mail

+44 (0) 1983 244 358

Blade Dynamics Ltd
Saunders Drive
Cowes
Isle of Wight
PO31 8HU
United Kingdom