South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) has installed the country's largest offshore wind turbine at the Kimnyeong development off Jeju Island.
5.5MW prototype has a 140-metre-diameter rotor and hub height of 100
turbine is in line for a 2.5GW project spanning Jeollanam and Jeollabuk
also plan to accelerate marketing campaign overseas including Asia and Europe
on the basis of ample experiences and knowhow we have accumulated from a
variety of offshore plant projects,” says HHI's Koo Young-jun.
turbine is designed to withstand winds of 62.5m/s and is expected to generate the power to supply 1,100 households a year.