Norway to Build Largest, Most Powerful Wind Turbine

February 16, 2010 /EIN PRESSWIRE/ In an attempt to make offshore wind farms more cost effective, Norway has announced that it plans on building the world’s largest wind turbine.

At a rotor diameter of almost 500 feet and a height of 533 feet, the turbine will be three times more powerful than the average turbine, according to Enova, the public enterprise owned by the Royal Norwegian Ministry of Petroleum and Energy.

A prototype of the turbine, which could power up to 2,000 homes, will be tested on land for two years.

Read more about wind turbines at Wind Energy Industry Today:

Latest Wind Turbine news – http://windenergy.einnews.com/news/wind-turbine

Located at http://windenergy.einnews.com, Wind Energy Industry Today is a service of EIN News, an industry leader in news monitoring for business professionals and analysts. Using a combination of proprietary search technology and human editing, EIN News delivers to its members the latest wind energy news from around the world, saving them valuable time they’d spend searching for information. New users to Wind Energy Industry Today can enjoy a no-obligation, one-week free trial.

About EIN Presswire
The EIN Presswire press release distribution service is a news-syndication solution that distributes news to more than 10 million visitors annually at EIN News and millions more through its press release distribution partners. A news source for leading journalists, decision-makers and industry professionals worldwide, EIN Presswire targets press releases to a wide array of worldwide business professionals in more than 80 different industries. EIN Presswire also offers affiliate network opportunities and news distribution to tens of thousands of news subscribers daily. Read the newest business news at http://www.einpresswire.com and the latest world news in more than 80 different industries at http://www.einnews.com.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR: