World's biggest Floating Offshore Wind farm

The world’s largest floating wind farm is set to be built 15 miles off Scotland’s east coast by Peterhead.

The project created by Statoil, the Norwegian energy company, will be the world’s largest floating wind farm, consists of five 6MW turbines, which will be deployed in deeper water than any previous floating wind turbines.



Above: An artist’s impression of the world’s largest floating windfarm. Credit Statoil

Leif Delp, project director for the Hywind Scotland project, said:

 

“We are very pleased to develop this project in Scotland, in a region with a huge wind resource and an experienced supply chain from oil and gas.”

via gizmodo