Samsung Keeps Offshore Wind Activities

South Korean company Samsung Heavy Industries has denied recent reports that it is halting its offshore wind activities.

Samsung Keeps Offshore Wind ActivitiesSpokesperson said: "It is not true that we are pulling back from the offshore wind industry.

"We will keep working to secure a high performance prototype and focus on developing new technology. We have made rapid progress so far and the immediate focus is on quality not quantity, as we remain in the early stages of the offshore wind industry."

Samsung already has a 7MW prototype wind turbine running at the Fife Energy Park, Scotland.

The wind turbine is installed 50 meters off Fife coast is 196m tall with 83.5m long blades.

 

Press Release, June 25, 2014; Image: samsung

 

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