Behold the wind turbine as big as the Shard

Robeco • 24 November 2017
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Wind turbines have come a long way since the first windmills centuries ago – with the next generation among Europe’s tallest structures.

What has happened?
The need to extract increasingly more power from turbines to make them commercially viable without subsidies means the core structures will stand over 200 meters tall. To the tip of the blades, they’ll reach over 300 meters, making them taller than the London skyscraper, the Shard, the tallest building in western Europe.
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