Offshore wind turbine Haliade X is already a cutting-edge machine solely by virtue of its double-digit megawatt effect. Henceforth, though, General Electric Renewable Energy's biggest platform will also be innovative in another sense.
GE has formed a research partnership with the Fraunhofer Institute for Casting, Composite and Processing Technology (IGCV) as well as German firm Voxeljet to develop the world's largest 3D printer for making offshore wind turbine component molds.
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