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Submission + - Offshore Wind Farms are set to battle bad storms

abramsv writes: "New floating wind farms are located off Denmark's West coast in the North Sea, which is considered to be one of the roughest stretches of water in the world — 8 to 10 meter waves are expected at the site... Based on data determining that average wind speeds at sea are higher than on land, the modern offshore wind farms promise to be exceptionally energy efficient — but it still remains to be seen whether or not these long-bladed Goliaths will survive the harshest of North Sea storms."

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