28 Sep '11, 10am

Big strides for offshore giants: Alstom defines its machine as “the world's largest direct drive permanent mag...

Big strides for offshore giants: Alstom defines its machine as “the world's largest direct drive permanent mag...

UpWind is not the only project of its kind in the world. In Spain, the Azimut Project has brought together eleven companies, including Gamesa which coordinates the project, Acciona, Iberdrola and Alstom, and 22 research centres under one project which aims to generate the know-how required to develop a large offshore wind turbine with an estimated capacity of 15 MW. €25 million has been earmarked for the project until 2014. The same players are also involved in another project called Zefir Test Station, which involves the Energy Research Institute of Catalonia (IREC) installing an international offshore wind turbine R&D testing facility in deep waters off Tarragona. The project is split into two phases: the first will be to install a maximum of four machines with a total capacity not exceeding 20 MW anchored to the seabed some 3.5 kilometres from the coast; the second will...

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