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    First wind turbine installed on Walney windfarm

    Projects and Operations // July 26, 2010

    On 12 July 2010 the first of the 51 turbines in the Walney 1 offshore windfarm was installed by the installation vessel Kraken.

    The operation included six major lifts. First, the two tower parts were placed. Then, the nacelle with a pre-installed hub. And finally, three lifts to install the blades.

    Installation of monopiles and transition pieces is also progressing. To date, 35 monopiles as well as 33 transition pieces have been placed in position.

     

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