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Floating Wind Turbines Concept

Wind-concepts-enlarged_thumb 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
31 Aug 2006

New GE Wind Turbine-Scale

1_thumb 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:
10 May 2006
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