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A new £2.5 billion offshore wind farm off the Suffolk coast has been completed after three years of construction.The first of East Anglia ONE's wind turbines started generating electricity last year and now more than a hundred turbines are producing enough energy for 85 percent of households in Norfolk and Suffolk.
The site, 26 miles off the coast of Lowestoft, is now one of the world's largest offshore wind farms in the world and took ten years to plan.
Charlie Jordan, ScottishPower Renewables project director for East Anglia ONE said:
"The completion of East Anglia ONE cements East Anglia's place as the centre and hub of excellence for renewable energy. Through the East Anglia One project we have created over 3000 jobs during construction and over 100 jobs for the long term maintenance over 25 years and there has been incredible benefits to the local supply chain and indeed the rest of the UK."
With this one now complete, three more wind farms are now planned off the coast of Suffolk which combined could supply three million homes.