The growing awareness among people regarding the benefits of using wind energy has encouraged several countries across the globe to make use of it. Scotland is one such country and is making extensive use of wind energy with an offshore wind project. The European Offshore Wind Development Center is Scotland’s largest wind test and demo facility, which is being developed and maintained by Vattenfall-owned Aberdeen Offshore Wind Farm Limited.
This project has a capacity of around 11 turbines in Aberdeen Bay. After the operations of this project starts, it is expected to enhance the position of Aberdeen’s global position in the field of energy innovation. According to the news reported by David McPhee in Energy Voice, one of the eleven turbines, has been erected. A video has also been given regarding the inauguration of the project.
The project director, Adam Ezzamel announced that it was indeed a significant day for the renewable energy in the history of Scotland. According to the director, once the complete process starts, the structure will be quite sufficient to power the average home in the United Kingdom for an entire day. Furthermore, the developers of the project have informed that the wind energy will be fully operational soon and it would be able to offer an equivalent to 70% of Aberdeen’s need of domestic energy. With this project, several other countries are also expected to encourage the use of wind energy in the next few years and enhance the deployment the wind industry commercially.