Bonus Siemens offshore wind farm. Row of wind turbines seen from hub level at distance during daytime at Middelgrunden, in Denmark.

    Offshore wind is worth the investment

    The Case for Wind, in 10 Blade Points

    Offshore wind is worth the investment

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    You’ve driven past wind farms. You may have even passed a truck transporting a blade. If you think these wind turbines are huge — you haven’t seen anything yet! Today’s offshore wind turbines are giants, with a rotor longer than a football field and with one 8 megawatt (MW) turbine generating enough electricity to power more than 13,000 Danish homes. Bigger, longer, faster and more reliable: the trends offshore are clear.

    In this stormy and remote environment, engineers are developing innovative solutions to further reduce the cost of energy. Here’s why we think offshore wind’s potential is as deep as the ocean.    

     

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