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Friday, August 08, 2003

In UK, New Offshore Wind Turbines That Won't Interfere With Radar

In Off the Radar , The Engineer, (8/8/03), there's a report on a recent announcement by UK Trade secretary Patricia Hewittfor a new round of offshore wind turbines to be built, capable of producing up to 6GW of energy, in the Thames Estuary, Greater Wash and the North West. The new turbines will be designed in such a way that they will not interfere with aircraft and weather radar - a problem which has lead to objections to wind farms from radar operators. r


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