Where the wind blows

January 2007
Modern Power Systems;Jan2007, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p20
The article looks into the proposed development of an offshore supergrid by Airtricity. The project will use new technology in wind generation and electricity transmission. Its main goal is to provide a secure and sustainable supply of electricity to member states of the European Union. The first step in the plan is the establishment of a 10 gigawatt Foundation Project. If realized, the plan will cover the Baltic Sea, North Sea, Irish Sea, English Channel and the Mediterranean Sea.


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