Government of the United Kingdom

World Largest Offshore Wind Farm Opens

The Thanet Offshore Wind Farm has officially opened off England’s southeast coast. The wind farm, run by Vattenfall, has 100 turbines and will generate enough electricity to power all the homes in Scotland. The opening ceremony took place at sea. Among the participants were Vattenfall CEO and President, Øystein Løseth, and the British Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, Chris Huhne MP.