Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Thanet Offshore Wind farm - offically opens on 23rd Sept

The Thanet Offshore Wind Farm, off the Kent Coast near Broadstairs, currently the largest offshore wind farm in the world is offically openned on Thursday 23rd September.
With its 100 turbines, the Thanet Offshore Wind Farm has a combined energy capacity corresponding to the annual electricity needs of over 200,000 households. It will be officially unveiled by Chris Huhne, the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change and Øystein Løseth, president of Vattenfall, the company behind the project. It took more than two years and cost a staggering £780 million to build.

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