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Windfarm to get royal opening

Crown Prince Haakon of Norway to open Sheringham Shoal Credit: AP

A multi million pound windfarm that's been built off the coast of Norfolk will be officially opened later today by the Crown Prince of Norway.

The Sheringham Shoal windfarm contains 88 turbines which,could produce enough electricity to power more than two hundred thousand homes.

Designers say the windfarm, which has been built by Norwegian energy firms, will reduce carbon di-oxide emmissions in the UK by 500 thousand tonnes a year.