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Empowering a sustainable future together

All major regions aim to be climate neutral by 2050. Renewables-based electrification across the economy will be key to this ambition. Wind energy will play an important role in providing clean and competitive power in all major regions. Europe and other regions want faster implementation, putting even more pressure on supply and changing how businesses work together. We must rethink how we create new opportunities to increase competitiveness in this challenge. 

Covering market flexibility: from modular gearbox to modular powertrain concepts 

Market demands are rapidly changing regarding the pace of introducing new turbine variants, thus bringing flexibility in development to meet market requirements. As a gearbox manufacturer, ZF responded to these early trends back in 2016 by presenting a new modular gearbox platform concept ‘SHIFT.’ Thanks to standardized building blocks, the platform helps wind turbine manufacturers offer high flexibility in adapting wind turbine designs to changing market requirements while reducing the Levelized Cost of Energy (LCoE).

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