Gallery: Norway to Build the World’s Largest Wind Turbine

 

Norway is currently working on building the world’s largest wind turbine, a towering 10 MW machine that will blow away the competition. The Norwegian company Sway will build the 533-feet high monster, capable of powering 2,000 homes all by itself. Enova, a public agency owned by Norway’s petroleum and oil industry ministry, is helping fund the project, which is expected to cost $67.5 million to build.

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  5. SirSten February 21, 2010 at 6:42 pm

    The Encorn in Belgium is rated for 7,5MW

  6. micholasgrace February 16, 2010 at 1:36 pm

    I would be interested in knowing with what and how deep this is anchored.

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