Tuesday, 10 July 2012

World's largest offshore windfarm starts generating electricity

The world's largest offshore windfarm in Cumbria, UK has started generating electricity.  The Walney project's 100 turbine are capable of generating 367MW of electricity, enough to power 320,000 homes.  The scheme has hit its generating targets ahead of schedule after opening in February 2012.  Read more...
Offshore wind turbines at Barrow Offshore Wind...
Offshore wind turbines at Barrow Offshore Wind off Walney Island in the Irish Sea Unusually good weather for April! (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
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