BIG TURBINE FOR SLOW WINDS
Alstom launches low wind turbine with 122-metre rotor
Michael McGovern, 28 September 2011 (Windpower Monthly)
Alstom has launched its 2.7MW ‘ECO122’ machine, claiming the 122-metre rotor to be ‘the largest in the 2-3MW turbine segment’."
(from Alstom - click to enlarge
"The machine, a variation of Alstom’s 3MW turbine and part of the same manufacturing platform, is designed for sites with low wind speeds where longer blades are needed to capture more power…"