london array: world’s largest offshore wind farm
 
london array: world’s largest offshore wind farm london array: world’s largest offshore wind farm
oct 31, 2012

london array: world’s largest offshore wind farm

world’s largest offshore wind farm produces first electricity all images © london array limited

the first amounts of electricity have been generated at the ‘london array offshore wind farm‘. having been under construction since march 2011, the 630MW energy scheme, located on a 245 sq km site in the thames estuary, will be the world’s largest wind farm with 151 of the 175 turbines now installed. with construction on schedule to be finished by the end of the year, the arrangement will produce enough power to supply over 470,000 UK homes with electricity. if approved, a second phase will add enough capacity to bring the total to 870MW.

view of the wind farm

maintenance checks being conducted on the wind turbines

views of the offshore substation and wind turbine

project development

installation commences on the offshore wind farm


substation construction video
video courtesy of
london array

animation of proposed offshore wind farm video courtesy of london array

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