Agucadoura (Portugal)

Type: City
Name: Agucadoura (Portugal)
Country: Portugal
Latitude: 41.43
Longitude: -8.77
population: 4,520
First reported Jun 23 2014 - Updated Jun 23 2014 - 1 reports

Drifting off the coast of Portugal, the frontrunner in the global race for floating windfarms

off the coast of Agucadoura, near Porto, shows a "Windfloat," one of the three fonctionning floating wind turbine in the world. Photograph: AFP/ Above the inky Atlantic water and beneath a clear blue sky, the giant wind turbine turns gracefully in the ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jun 23 2014]

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Iñigo Palacio Prada, from Spanish energy company Repsol, which has invested in Windfloat as well as windfarms off Scotland, says: "Floating turbines won't be cheaper [to install] than onshore, but you have to go where the best wind is." Turbines at sea can run 50% more efficiently due to the stronger winds

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First WindFloat Successfully Deployed 2-Megawatt Offshore(EWEA Offshore 2011) – Energias de Portugal (EDP) and Principle Power, Inc. (Principle Power) have just announced the successful offshore deployment of a full-scale 2-megawatt (MW) WindFloat off ...
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