XI. Offshore wind power - The New Frontier

January 2006
Wind Power Report;2006, Vol. 3, p149
Market Research Report
The article discusses the nature of offshore wind power and off-shore wind farms in Europe. Wind farms employ off-shore wind power because of higher wind speeds, lower turbulence and the reduction of their impact on landscape. The problems associated with the development of off-shore wind farm relies mainly on the cost of the foundations and grid connection. It utilizes new foundation technologies through engineering studies with the use of cathode protection.


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