Britain launched its largest wind power station at sea

В Британии запустили крупнейшую ветряную электростанцию на море

Wind farm Walney Extension

The station consists of 87 huge wind turbines that generate 659 megawatts of power.

Orsted, a Danish company built in the UK, the world’s largest coastal wind farm, called Walney Extension. This publication reports NPR.

It is noted that the construction of the power plant in the waters of the Irish sea began in February 2017, and the production of parts, held on shore for two years before that.

The wind farm comprises 87 wind turbines and generates 659 megawatts of power. Approximately half of the wind farm are the turbine companies Vestas MHI. Each of them rises above sea level to 195 meters and is generating 8.25 MW. The remainder consists of Siemens turbines with a height of 187 metres – each generates 7 megawatts.

Otopark sanmeet the area of 144 square kilometers. He is able to provide electricity to 600 million homes.

This week it became known that Norway will invest up to 400 million euros in renewable energy in Ukraine. Planned large investments and serious cooperation with several Norwegian companies.

Earlier, the EBRD has allocated EUR 25.9 million for three solar power plants in Vinnytsia region.

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