With the ability to produce 10 MW of power or more, the SeaTitan is expected to be the world’s most powerful wind turbine. This wind turbine is being developed by AMSC (American Superconductor) Windtec.
Each SeaTitan will contain a Titan
Company officials said they will eventually design similar equipment for wind farms on land, which will be called the PrairieTitan. But for a variety of reasons, offshore sites will be “the dominant solution’’ in the next decade.
American Superconductor officials said they anticipate the offshore market for large-capacity wind turbines to reach $1 billion by 2016. Recent announcements of large offshore wind farms in the United Kingdom and China fueled their optimism, they said, and they believe the United States could eventually follow suit.
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