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Submission + - First Underwater Turbine Installed in Scotland (inhabitat.com)

An anonymous reader writes: Scotland achieved a major milestone this week by successfully installing a 100-foot-tall subsea turbine in the Sound of Islay, off the coast of Orkney. Scottish Power Renewables, which is overseeing the project, said the turbine was performing well and is already powering homes and businesses on the island of Eday. It wasn’t an easy installation, as the 1-megawatt Hammerfest Strom HS1000 turbine was lowered into the sea during a storm, with crews facing hostile waters
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First Underwater Turbine Installed in Scotland

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