Vestas stated that EnBW had picked its new turbine, which would be the world’s largest, as the popular possibility for the 900 MW He Dreiht challenge within the German North Sea. Colossal generators, are key for the offshore wind trade to stay worthwhile after nations part out subsidies.
“In a time where the whole world is talking about how we address the energy transition, this is one of the important answers: that you can have a levelised cost of energy that is below gas, oil, nuclear,” Vestas’ chief government advised Reuters, referring to the price of an set up over its lifetime divided by the ability it produces.
Vestas’ 15 MW turbine would be the world’s largest when it comes into use in 2024. With a wingspan of more than 230m, the turbine will sweep an space of 43,742 sq. mt. and have capability to energy 20,000 households.
“We see it as a global business. For us there will be more customer discussions as we speak in Europe, the U.S. and not least the Asia-Pacific,” Andersen mentioned, pointing to markets like Taiwan and Japan the place the Danish firm already has a presence. “Some would also have noticed that I’ve spent nearly a week in Korea not many weeks ago,” he added.