World’s biggest wind farm needs repairs

The record-breaking Thanet wind farm off the coast of Kent is delivering a limited amount of power after faults were found on a power cable, reports claim. The world’s biggest offshore wind farm, made up of 100 3MW turbines, is operating at a reduced output and isn’t expected to be back to full capacity until […]

EIB gives £150m toward world’s largest wind farm

The European Investment Bank has agreed to provide a slightly delayed £150 million to Vattenfall for the Thanet Offshore Wind Farm, which started producing electricity in September 2010. The wind farm, the largest in the world, consists of 100 turbines, each 115m tall, and has a generating capacity of 300MW. The loan from the EIB […]