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One of world’s biggest offshore wind farms gears up for full operation

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One of the turbines at the Triton Knoll offshore wind farm, which is located in waters off England’s east coast.

Ian Greenwood

Turbine commissioning at one of the world’s biggest offshore wind farms is complete and full operations are slated to begin in the first quarter of 2022, according to German power firm RWE.

The 857 megawatt Triton Knoll Offshore Wind Farm is situated in waters off England’s east coast and uses 90 wind turbines from Danish firm Vestas.

In a statement Thursday RWE said Triton Knoll would produce “sufficient electricity to meet the needs of around 800,000 homes each year.” Investment in the project amounts to approximately £2 billion (around $2.74 billion).

RWE has a…



Source cnbc.com

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