ÉireComposites to tackle leading edge erosion of wind tubine blades in LEAPWind Project

The LEAPWind project tackles one of the biggest challenges for wind turbine blade operation – erosion of the blade’s leading edge. The project consortium is led by wind energy component manufacturer, ÉireComposites, along with the major wind energy OEM and operator, Suzlon, and the research group at the large-scale structural testing facility at NUI Galway, Read more about ÉireComposites to tackle leading edge erosion of wind tubine blades in LEAPWind Project[…]

ÉireComposites to lead SEABLADE Project funded by Oceanera Net

  The SEABLADE project has been selected for funding as part of the Oceanera Net CoFund Call. The project will be led by ÉireComposites and also includes a pioneering Scottish tidal turbine developer (Scotrenewables Tidal Power), and an Irish University with world-leading facilities for tidal blade testing (NUI Galway). ÉireComposites has identified the strong potential Read more about ÉireComposites to lead SEABLADE Project funded by Oceanera Net[…]

ÉireComposites & w1Da Announce the Award of a €1.65m EU H2020 SME Instrument Project

ÉireComposites and w1Da Experience Announce the Award of an  EU Horizon2020 SME Grant for Marine Composites Development 8th December 2017, Inverin, Galway and Westport, Mayo, Ireland ÉireComposites Teoranta and w1Da Experience announce that their Joint Application for Grant funding under the EU Horizon 2020 SME Instrument programme has been successful. Their Joint Application provides over Read more about ÉireComposites & w1Da Announce the Award of a €1.65m EU H2020 SME Instrument Project[…]

ÉireComposites Christmas Party fundraiser – ISPCC Childline

  ÉireComposites along with their subsidiary company Composites Testing Lab (CTL) held their annual Christmas party on Friday the 1st of December. This year the company decided to spread the Christmas cheer and raise money for the ISPCC Childline. The company had a festive day at work where workers dressed up in Christmas outfits and Read more about ÉireComposites Christmas Party fundraiser – ISPCC Childline[…]

Marine Institute awards €251k to ÉireComposites TEO

On the 22nd of November 2017, the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed TD, announced the award of €2.5 million of grant funding for specialist marine equipment and small infrastructure.  Following evaluation and ranking of proposals by the Marine Institute, a total of 19 grants were awarded to industry and academic organisations. Read more about Marine Institute awards €251k to ÉireComposites TEO[…]

ÉireComposites gets a new state of the art gas-fired oven.

15/09/2017 ÉireComposites has recently commissioned a brand new, state of the art 660 kW gas-fired oven. The new oven will increase productivity and efficiency. At 16 meters long and with a usable width and height of over 4 and 3 meters respectively, the oven is ideally suited for making long and large section composite structures. Read more about ÉireComposites gets a new state of the art gas-fired oven.[…]

ÉireComposites involvement in Ireland’s Space Odyssey

  ÉireComposites appeared in the Sunday Business Post on the 6th of August 2017 in an article entitled Ireland’s Space Odyssey. The article highlighted successful Irish companies working in the space sector and briefly discussed the impact of the sector on the Irish economy.   It pointed out that for every euro invested in the Irish Read more about ÉireComposites involvement in Ireland’s Space Odyssey[…]

ÉireComposites attended the Digital Ocean Conference

Tomás Flanagan, R&D Director at ÉireComposites, spoke recently at the Digital Ocean Conference which was held in conjunction with Seafest 2017.  He presented ÉireComposites’ work on tidal turbine blades and offshore wind turbine blades within the context of the EU-funded MarinComp,  FloTEC, and PowderBlade projects.  The conference session also included presentations from SEAI, the MaREI Read more about ÉireComposites attended the Digital Ocean Conference[…]

ÉireComposites to lead €2.7m wind turbine blade R&D project

The PowderBlade project aims to modernise the production of large-scale wind turbine blades by delivering a major innovation to their manufacturing process.The project kicked off at ÉireComposites’ factory in Galway in December 2016 with a meeting of project partners from Suzlon (The Netherlands), The University of Edinburgh, and WestBIC (Galway). For the past number of Read more about ÉireComposites to lead €2.7m wind turbine blade R&D project[…]