The winds of change

Standing tall in the Irish Sea, a forest of giant wind turbines marks a real shift in power in the energy sector. Sitting off the Cumbrian coast Walney Extension, the world’s largest operational offshore wind farm, was officially opened at a ceremony in September. Its 87 turbines are capable of generating enough green energy to power almost 600,000 UK homes. They include 47 giant 7MW turbines – each taller than Blackpool Tower and with blades manufactured by Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) at its factory in Greenpo... For the full story register now for free or login below...
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