During the first six months of 2020, savvy investors sunk an astonishing $35 billion of their hard-earned loot into forthcoming offshore wind projects. And several similarly eco-friendly schemes have been green-lit since. So now wind power has apparently overcome most, if not all, of its skeptics. The question becomes: what kind of awesome new tech is all that money being blown on? In this video, we show you around the world’s biggest wind turbine.
General Electric’s all-new Haliade-X is an elegant marriage of form and function if ever there was one. Rising gracefully some 260 metres above sea level, each is capable of generating at least 12MW of energy with an impressive, industry-leading 63% capacity factor above industry standard.