World’s biggest wind farm would have artificial island| NBC News Mach

csm_north-sea-infrastucture-island_605f38616c

As the global demand for renewable energy ramps up, wind farms are becoming bigger as well as more numerous — and as suitable sites on land grow scarce in some parts of the world, power companies are looking offshore for new places to build.

Now a consortium of companies has announced plans to build the world’s biggest wind farm — one that would dwarf any existing wind power facility on land or at sea.

The first stages of the proposed wind farm could be operational as soon as 2030 at Dogger Bank, a shallow patch of the North Sea about 100 miles off England’s northeastern coast and well out of sight of people on land

Read more: https://www.nbcnews.com/mach/science/world-s-biggest-wind-farm-would-have-its-own-artificial-ncna839106

Advertisements