27 Oct '17, 4pm

World record for the energy transition - the world’s tallest onshore wind turbine has been built in the town of...

More height, efficiency and power: That is the aspiration behind Max Bögl Wind AG and their hybrid towers for wind power plants. The pioneering spirit of this Bavarian company is now in full view in the town of Gaildorf near Stuttgart, home of the world's tallest onshore wind turbine. Located in the Limpurg Hills with a hub height of 178 meters and a total height of 246.5 meters, this wind turbine is a clear sign that Max Bögl Wind AG is pushing the boundaries when it comes to harvesting wind energy. This height record was achieved in part due to the natural water reservoir built into the turbine. The wind farm in Gaildorf is not just any wind farm, but one based on a totally new power plant concept - the water battery - a technological innovation that is setting new industry standards. For the first time ever, power generation from renewable energy is combined with a mode...

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