- Published: 14 April 2014 14 April 2014
Northstar Wind (Northstar) and Alphatec Nordeste (Alphatec) have announced the completion of a Patent & Know-How License Rights Agreement, whereas Northstar grants Alphatec the exclusive license to Northstar’s intellectual property (IP), within the territory of Brazil, to design, manufacture, construct and sell towers using the IP.
Northstar has developed a line of modular tower solutions for megawatt wind turbines using its patent and patent pending technology. The Northstar Modular Tower (NMT) design provides the wind industry a cost-effective solution to build taller towers for larger turbines. This agreement launches their global initiative of licensing their technology for our modular tower solution. Alphatec will be expanding on its energy related businesses by developing its WT? series wind towers utilising the Northstar patented technology for 80-140 metres towers. Alphatec is building a dedicated manufacturing facility for the towers and tower components that is scheduled to come online in 2016.