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Danish wind start-up sold to UK fund manager

Wind Power Lab is merged into one of the world's largest turbine blade specialists. The company is taking a shortcut to the US market for Danish tech, says CEO, who remains with the company.

Photo: GEV Wind Power

With the accelerating build-out in wind energy comes a series of side effects. Quite specifically, for example, the number of installed turbine blades, including the amount of blade repairs, tool: As shown by recent years' examples of eroded edges and lightning-perforated blades, the industry has yet to construct an indestructible version of the pivotal component.

Now, Danish start-up Wind Power Lab will be a bigger part of this trend going forward. Bridges Fund Management has acquired the company and merged it into one of the very largest companies within blade maintenance and repair, GEV Wind Power, which has been owned by the British fund manager since 2019.

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