29 May '18, 7am

UK offshore wind farm Trump tried to block installs final turbine

“This is a magnificent offshore engineering feat for a project that involves industry-first technology and innovative approaches to the design and construction” said Adam Ezzamel, EOWDC project director at Vattenfall. “Throughout construction, the project team and our contractors have encountered, tackled and resolved a number of challenges. The erection of the final turbine is a significant milestone, and with the completion of array cable installation, we now move on to the final commissioning phase of the wind farm prior to first power later this summer. One of our 1,800 tonne suction bucket jacket foundation was installed in what we believe is a world record of two hours and 40 minutes from the time the installation vessel entered the offshore site until deployment was complete. What makes this even more significant is that the EOWDC is the first offshore wind project ...

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