Thursday, 25 March 2010
THE world’s largest wind farm, to be built off the coast of Thanet, will bring hundreds of new jobs to the isle, the Isle of local paper the Thanet Gazette reveals.
The team behind the London Array project has chosen Ramsgate port as the location for their new 1,800sq m operations and maintenance headquarters for the 100 turbines. The array is seven miles off the coast at Broadstairs and will produce 300mw of clean power for 240,000 homes.
Thanet Gazette article: http://www.thisiskent.co.uk/eastkent/London-Array-comes-isle/article-1928340-detail/article.html
Contractor website: http://www.vattenfall.co.uk/en/thanet-offshore-wind-farm.htm and http://www.warwickenergy.com/thanet.htm