World's first floating wind turbine

June 6, 2009

Right now, the world's first floating wind turbine is being towed out to sea off the coast of Norway. It's a 2.3 MW machine, the Hywind, made by Statoil Hydro, and it can be moored in waters up to 700 metres deep. 

Just imagine the global potential, if this works out well....

Here's the BBC story: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/business/8085551.stm

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