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The world’s largest wind turbine, the Enercon E-126. The turbine has a rotor blade width of 126 meters (413 feet). This new turbine is officially rated at 6 megawatts but is expected to produce at 7 megawatts.
Unitil's wind turbine sits atop pole near Hampton Beach, NH.
average output of 1.8 kilowatts and a height of 35 feet
The offshore wind turbine REpower 5M (rotor diameter: 126 m) after its successful erection in the Scottish North Sea
Among three designs for floating giant wind turbines in the deep ocean, MIT research is focusing on the tension leg platform (center), a system that oil companies use for deep-water rigs. Image courtesy / National Renewable Energy Laboratory
A turbine being lowered into the East River for testing in 2004. A $1.5 million sonar system is planned to monitor effects on fish populations.
Wind turbines compared with the Washington Monument in Washington DC. The new GE turbine would be shorter but have a larger rotor diameter (140 meters) than an experimental five-megawatt turbine. The following link is to the article in which this appeared:http://www.windaction.org/news/2938
Three different designs for floating wind turbines. The following link is the the article in which this appeared:http://www.windwatch.org/news/2938