Offshore wind power’s big break

In this research article: Professor Barnes is developing a smaller, faster current breaker for offshore use to aid the integration of offshore wind farms into the National Grid.

The World Energy Council states that the capacity of offshore wind generation installed globally was around 12,000 MW by the end of 2015 with over 92 percent of these installations located in European waters. This will require innovative solutions such as the work being done by Professor Mike Barnes and his team at the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering at Manchester University, […]

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