Airborne Marine’s composite blades, shown here attached to a Nautricity Ltd. turbine, are made without adhesives to reduce maintenance requirements. Tidal turbines can use smaller rotors to generate equal amounts of energy as wind turbines.

Green with Energy

Many in the composites industry are aware that making use of carbon fiber can greatly decrease one’s carbon footprint, such as through the manufacture of lighter automobiles. But when it comes to green...
Natural gas prices

How Does Your Company Use and Buy Energy?

There has never been a more important time for companies to review the way they use and buy energy. Over the last 24 months, natural gas has reasserted its dominance in the U.S. energy landscape.  Natural...

The When and How of Life Cycle Assessments

As the environmental, social and economic impacts of a product over its entire life cycle receive increased attention, many companies are wondering about conducting a life cycle assessment (LCA). Should they...