“A prototype of what’s being called the “world’s most powerful offshore wind turbine” is now generating energy. GE Renewable Energy’s Haliade-X 12 MW wind turbine is operating off the coast of the Netherlands, and it is sending power to the Dutch utility Eneco.
The wind turbine is almost 900 feet tall and each blade is over 300 feet long. Essentially, each blade is a football field in length. As the prototype’s name suggests, it has a capacity of 12 megawatts (MW). It recently set a world record by generating 262 MWh of clean energy in 24 hours, which is enough to power 30,000 homes…”