TITLE

Horns Rev reveals the real hazards of offshore wind

PUB. DATE
October 2004
SOURCE
Modern Power Systems;Oct2004, Vol. 24 Issue 10, p27
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the installation of off-shore wind turbines at Horns Rev site in Denmark. Budget allocated to the project; Pros and cons of offshore power generation; Technical challenges faced by the installation of wind turbines and transformers. INSETS: Pro and cons of offshore generation;Learning from Horns Rev.
ACCESSION #
15174764

 

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