Engineers have announced that the first power had been produced at the London Array offshore windfarm.
The 630MW scheme, located in the Thames Estuary, will be the world’s largest and has been under construction since March 2011.
Developers DONG energy, E.ON and Masdar said today that 151 of the 175 turbines have been installed, with construction on schedule to be finished by the end of the year.
Together they will produce enough power to supply over 470,000 UK homes.
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