The final turbine in the world’s first floating windfarm has been put in place off the north-east coast. The £200million Hywind project, run by Norwegian firm Statoil, is changing the seascape of Peterhead and has been in development for three years. The five goliath 575ft structures, each of which weighs 11,500 tonnes, are now tethered to the seabed, 15 miles of the coast of the Blue Toon. When they are officially turned on later this year they will generate enough power to fully light 20,000 homes.
Energy Voice 16th Aug 2017 read more »