World's Most Powerful Wind Turbine Installed in Scottish Waters

The world's most powerful wind turbine, the first of 11 turbines, has been successfully installed in Aberdeen Bay. The turbine’s installation marks the first time a 8.8 MegaWatt model has been deployed commercially in the offshore wind industry. The turbines are each 191 meters tall, with each blade being eight meters long, while the 164-meter rotor has a circumference larger than that of the London Eye. It will be able to produce the equivalent of more than 70% of Aberdeen’s domestic energy needs.

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