Race Bank Offshore Wind Farm begins generating power

By Michelle Froese With the initial turbines installed, power is now generating at DONG Energy’s Race Bank Offshore Wind Farm and successfully exporting to the UK’s national grid. Race Bank consists of 91 Siemens 6-MW wind turbines, and includes the first ever turbine blades manufactured at the Siemens blade factory in Hull.
Once complete, the 573-MW Race Bank will consist of 91 Siemens 6-MW turbines, including the first ever blades manufactured at the Siemens blade factory in Hull.
Approximately two thirds (around 180) of the blades at Race Bank will come from the Siemens facility in Hull.
“I’m delighted we’ve reached first power at Race Bank,

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