The World’s Largest Wind Turbine (2013)  

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REW has an article on the construction of the world's largest wind turbines (7 MW) off Fife in Scotland - Securing the World’s Largest Wind Turbine.

At 7 megawatts (MW), Samsung Heavy Industries' S7.0-171 is the world's largest offshore wind turbine. The 196-metre tall structure is being installed 20 metres offshore in Fife, Scotland, with a connecting walkway to enable visitors to get up close to the structure. ...

In the next five years, an estimated 4,000 new fixed structures are scheduled to be installed in the North Sea alone. This is mainly due to the upsurge in offshore wind activity associated with Round 2 and Round 3 projects.

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