Floating offshore wind power

According to a 2006 report by the U.S. Department of Energy, General Electric and the Massachusetts Technology Collaborative, offshore wind resources on the Atlantic and Pacific coasts of the United States exceed the current electricity generation of the entire U.S. power industry.

Peak Energy explores this and more in a comprehensive article about the fast-growing field of floating offshore wind farms.

The Blue H two-blade turbine in the photo is designed and optimized for use offshore.

In related news, a massive offshore wind farm has been approved off the coast of Wales.