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Off-shore wind farms

Offshore wind turbines are falling over!

A question mark hangs over the long-term stability of Europe’s shallow-water turbines, after research linked to the Horns Rev 1 wind farm found that high-powered currents were causing the stone “armour” around the base of monopile foundations to collapse. Exposed … Continue reading

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Off-shore Wind to 2050

We are told that wind energy is a short term fix of twenty five years. Do we believe them or are they simply economical with the truth. The route map for Off-shore wind is dated to 2050 which answers our … Continue reading

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Blyth Harbour Wind Farm upgrade

The Nine turbines built along the harbour wall for one of the first wind farms in the UK are to be replaced as end of life. These 300kw turbines are to be replaced by RE Power, the German company, now … Continue reading

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The Atlantic Array and the Dogger Bank

The largest off-shore wind farm in Europe, if not the world, is planned off the Welsh and Devon coast. RWE Innogy GmbH is proposing a 417 turbine wind farm 9 miles off the Devon coast and 10 miles off the … Continue reading

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Ocean Powerhouse

A BBC News24 Documentary has looked at the truth of offshore wind. Whilst not being anti we are left with the view that the reporter has yet to be persuaded that this is not really just a very expensive gamble … Continue reading

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