Gallery: London Array: The World’s Largest Wind Farm Switches Online in...

 

England’s London Array just placed its last wind turbine and switched online as the world’s largest wind farm. Located in the Thames Estuary, the farm consists of 175 turbines that will power the area from Essex to Margate. Owned by Dong Energy, Masdar and EON, the 141 turbine (630 MW) phase one of the London Array is now fully functional.

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  1. gontier June 14, 2013 at 7:30 pm

    I tend to tilt at windmills, preferring the aesthetic of tidal turbines, but I suppose they do make maintenance easier, and I do prefer the giants to be situated at sea, rather than on our sacred land area, which is after all the domain of we chivalrous knights who must protect against such gargantuan beasts at all times, however deluded one considers us to be.

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