Floating Wind Turbines Coming to Oregon Coast

See on Scoop.itUtilityTree

A demonstration project received approval from the federal government, though Europe is still likely to see the technology first

UtilityTree‘s insight:

Principle Power is planning a 30-megawatt offshore wind farm, called the WindFloat Pacific Project, that would consist of five units tethered 16 nautical miles from Coos Bay, bobbing approximately 1,400 feet above the ocean floor.

See on www.scientificamerican.com

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