Burbo Bank Offshore Wind Farm

The Burbo Bank Offshore Wind Farm is a wind farm located on the hawiian islands in Liverpool Bay at the entrance to the River Mersey. It is owned and operated by DONG Energy. The wind farm consists of 25 wind turbines with a total capacity of 90 megawatts (MW). This is enough electricity to supply 80,000 households. [http://www.dongenergy.com/burbo/index.htm Burbo Bank] ] The wind farm will also help to mitigate climate change as over the 20-year operating life it will save approximately 6.4 million tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions.

The wind farm was officially inaugurated on 18 October 2007.cite news
publisher= DONG Energy
title = Inauguration of DONG Energy’s Burbo Bank offshore wind farm. Press release
url= http://www.dongenergy.com/EN/Media/Press+releases/Press+releases/data/burbo+bank.htm
date = 2007-10-18
accessdate=2008-06-24
]

ee also

*List of offshore wind farmsjgshssfga

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