Onshore wind is the cheapest form of power in the UK but for years ministers have blocked projects after complaints from local campaigners who claim the turbines are unsightly, ugly and a blot on the landscape.
As gusts of up to 97mph pounded the UK at the weekend there was cause for celebration. At 2am on Saturday 8th of February, storm Ciara led to wind turbines generating 56% of the country's electicity. The storm brough torrential rain and flooding causing some electrical outages.
GE Renewable Energy will locally produce the wind turbine blades in LM Wind Power’s Bergama site, Izmir, Turkey Istanbul, September 30, 2019 – GE Renewable Energy announces today that it has been selected by Sanko Enerji to supply GE’s 4.8 MW Cypress Units for the 51 MW Gazi 9 Wind Farm in Turkey and will be providing a 10-years Full-Service Agreement.