Wind Turbine Rotor Blade Pre-Staged for Retrofitting with a Replacement Blade Tip Segment

Thomas Merzhaeuser (Inventor), D.A. von Terzi (Inventor)

Research output: Patent


A method for manufacturing a wind turbine blade that is pre-staged for subsequent retrofitting with a replacement blade tip segment includes providing the wind turbine blade with a continuous spar structure from a root end to a tip end of the wind turbine blade. At a pre-defined span-wise location, one of a span-wise extending beam structure or span-wise extending receiver section is configured with the spar structure.
Original languageEnglish
Patent number16/174,781
Filing date30/10/17
Publication statusPublished - 2020
Externally publishedYes

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