How Offshore Wind Turbines Work

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Offshore wind turbines are marvelous feats of engineering that provide energy to countless homes. But how do they work? Well, for the most part, they work just like land wind turbines except they are much bigger. For example, the tallest onshore turbine in the U.S. stands at a height of about 574 feet ( 175 m ) while the offshore Haliade-X by GE is 853 feet ( 260 m ) tall. That’s nearly three times the height of the Statue of Liberty and we can only imagine how big its blades are! Offshore wind turbines can weigh up to […]

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