State-run power giant China Three Gorges (CTG) is poised to start installing the world’s most powerful offshore wind turbine, supplied by Chinese manufacturer Goldwind for the Pingtan wind farm off the coast of Fujian, China,

The 16MW turbine boasts a 252-metre rotor diameter and a 50,000-metre swept area that can deliver enough annual power for 36,000 homes,according to earlier statements from both CTG and Goldwind.