Published: Thu, May 18, 2017
Markets | By Noel Gibbs

World's most powerful turbines start generating at Burbo Bank

World's most powerful turbines start generating at Burbo Bank

Wind turbines have already more than doubled in size since Dong Energy constructed the first phase of Burbo Bank in 2007 with 3.7MW structures.

Dong Energy CEO Henrik Poulsen said the Burbo Bank Extension reflects the rapid innovation coming through in the offshore wind industry.

Wind farms in the United Kingdom enjoyed their highest ever quarterly output, generating 11.3 terawatt hours (TWh) of renewable energy over the quarter, an increase of 10 per cent on the same time a year earlier.

"Pushing innovation in this way reduces the cost of electricity from offshore wind and will help to advance the offshore wind industry across the world".

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The turbines were ordered for the Burbo Bank Extension in 2015, and two test units were erected off the coast of Esbjerg the following year.

Dong Energy is also developing an operations facility in Merseyside, which will support Burbo Bank Extension and the existing 90MW Burbo Bank wind farm in the region.

Construction of the Burbo Bank Extension, located 7km off Liverpool Bay, has been managed from DONG Energy's facilities at the Cammell Laird site in Birkenhead by a team of around 90 workers. "We are proud to be able to provide a good return to the pension savers and at the same time make a positive difference".

In celebration of this, the company has built the largest ever LEGO wind turbine - receiving a Guinness World Record for its efforts - and is challenging children across the globe to create their own renewable energy solutions.

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However, Benj Sykes, the United Kingdom boss for Dong Energy wind power business said: "If you wind the clock back four or five years this scale of technology was considered very ambitious".

Each turbine is 195m tall - 15m higher than the London Gherkin office tower - and has a swept area greater than the London Eye.

"We see children as our role models and as we take action in reducing our environmental impact as a company, we will also continue to work to inspire children around the world by engaging them in environmental and social issues", added Bali Padda.

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