Gallery: Vestas and WindPlus to Deploy Unique Floating Wind Turbines

 

Vestas, one of the world’s biggest manufacturers of wind turbines, has announced that it will be working in collaboration with WindPlus to deploy a unique wind turbine that uses a first-of-its-kind floating platform technology. Now, floating turbines have been deployed before, namely off the coast of Italy and Norway; in 2007, a Blue H floating wind turbine was deployed 70 miles of Italy for a year, while in 2009 Statoil (the oil company!) launched Hywind in the North Sea. So what is different about the WindPlus/Vestas turbine? Read on to find out.

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