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Published on September 7th, 2012 | by Chelsea

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World’s First Floating Wind Farm Test Site in Mediterranean

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September 7th, 2012 by
 
 
In the beautiful blue waters of the Mediterranean Sea, the world’s first test site with multiple floating vertical-axis wind turbines is going to be installed. The offshore wind project is called INFLOW — Industrialized setup of a floating offshore wind turbine — and is funded by the European Commission’s Seventh Framework Programme.

The INFLOW project is an update of a current wind farm that has been running for four years. The goal is to increase the project’s output to 26 MW, with an eventual target of 150 MW by 2018.

Source: Wind Tech International

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is a former newspaper reporter who has spent the past few years teaching English in Poland, Finland and Japan. When she wasn't teaching or writing, Chelsea was traveling Europe and Asia, sampling spicy street food along the way.



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