- Apr 7, 2020 2:28 pm GMT
They just keep on getting bigger!
Darius Snieckus of 'Recharge' reports on advances ultimately leading to behemoth turbines in the 14-16 MW range - which will further reduce the cost of offshore wind.
The OEM’s head of offshore technology, Morten Pilgaard Rasmussen, said a US patent applied for this month that included a new-look cable-supported rotor-star design was “not part of plans for the next two or three years”, and though “there were no issues” around evolving its longest blade, the 94-metre B94, for a rotor bigger than its largest-to-date, the 193-metre-diameter concept flown by its top-of-the-line turbines, the filing was only “for an idea that [the company wanted] to try and protect”.
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