15 September 2009

Reaping the wind

A little over a year after the contract was awarded, Technip and StatoilHydro have launched the first floating wind turbine offshore Norway.

The turbine has a reported capacity of 2.3 megawatts in its location 10 kilometres out to sea.

26FebWind468StatoilHydro is also involved in a project to install wind generators offshore the United Kingdom.

The 315 megawatt project is expected to be in service by 2011.