World's longest wind turbine blade expected to drive down offshore energy costs
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Wind energy has grown in its widespread application, as well as its hardware. Turbine manufacturer Adwen and rotor blade suppliers LM Wind Power have come together to build the world’s largest wind turbine blade. At 88.4 meters or 290 feet, the turbine promises to bring offshore energy costs down. The gigantic blade has been developed to fit Adwen’s AD 8-180 turbine, which already has the largest rotor in the industry (180 meters) and the highest annual energy production of any...