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New Danish test centre to install 450 meter high wind turbines

Denmark plans to build a new national test centre, where eight wind turbines measuring up to 450 meters will be installed by 2027.

Wind turbines reaching new heights

As technology continues to evolve, so does the height of wind turbines. In 2027, Denmark will install and test 450 metre heigh wind turbines. The test centre will host eight turbines but the exact location of the test centre has not yet been decided.

Once built, the wind turbines can boast of being the tallest construction in Denmark. Right now, Siemens Gamesa’s SG 14-222 DD wind turbine, located in Østerild Klitplantage in North Jutland, holds that title with its impressive 271.4 meters.

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World-class test facilities in Denmark

Test facilities are central to maintaining a strong wind industry. In Denmark, companies have access to a range of world-class test facilities, securing a unique setup, which allows the industry to set new international standards and push the limits of wind power.

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For many years, Denmark has been a hub for testing and demonstration projects in the global wind industry with several facilities catering to different needs. A high level of collaboration between business and academia in Denmark enables testing for a variety of purposes and clients. These test and demonstration facilities are crucial to technological and system innovation in the wind industry.

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Visit Danish test sites for wind turbines

For many years, Denmark has been a hub for test and demonstration projects in the global wind industry. Practically any part of a wind turbine can be tested here.

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