Britain installs worlds biggest wind turbines near Liverpool

It’s official: Britain is now the world’s leader in wind turbine technology. Earlier this morning, Danish company Dong Energy finished installing 32 turbines in Liverpool Bay as part of the Burbo Bank extension. Standing 195-meters in length with blades longer than nine London buses, the turbines are now live and generating clean energy.

Each of the new turbines stands taller than the Gherkin skyscraper and has more than twice the power capacity of those in a neighboring windfarm…

from Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green BuildingInhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building http://inhabitat.com/britain-installs-worlds-biggest-wind-turbines-near-liverpool
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