Gallery: Spain to Build World’s Largest Wind Turbine


Bad luck, Norway — just when they thought they had secured the title of world’s largest wind turbine with a 10MW installation, Spain swooped in to steal their thunder. Spanish wind turbine manufacturer Gamesa has announced that they are constructing an epic 15MW wind turbine that will help them address certain technical and financial troubles associated with offshore wind development

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  1. zepaly December 6, 2010 at 7:43 pm

    A nuclear power plant has to get rid of spent fuel rods, and they are still radio active after 500 000 years, thats a long time to keep a lid on something that dangerous. There are other turbine designs more appealing than this. Some people see it as an eyesore, so when it comes around to actually build this thing it will be voted off everyone’s backyard!

  2. rkan December 6, 2010 at 4:56 am

    So a hundred of those makes the same amount of electricity as a new-gen Nuclear plant. On a good day ofcourse..1

  3. jason22 December 4, 2010 at 6:08 pm


  4. ines p December 2, 2010 at 1:58 pm

    Congratulations to Spanish people! :)

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