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First Siemens Gamesa B108 blades shipped to Moray West

4C Offshore | Chloe Emanuel
By: Chloe Emanuel 21/02/2024 Siemens Gamesa

The first set of B108 blades has successfully left the factory based in Hull, destined for the Moray West offshore wind farm. These 108-metre-long blades, among the largest manufactured in the UK, mark a significant step forward in the country's commitment to clean energy. Capable of powering approximately 1.3 million homes, this project underscores the scale and ambition behind Scotland's renewable energy initiatives.

The B108 blades, surpassing the length of Wembley Stadium's pitch, exemplify the cutting-edge advancements in wind turbine technology. Their design and manufacturing represent a remarkable engineering feat, showcasing the UK's leading position in the offshore wind sector.

Key Highlights:

- The B108 blades are set to be installed at the Moray West offshore wind farm, located off the coast of Scotland.
- Each blade measures 108 metres in length, making them some of the largest wind turbine blades produced in the UK.
- The project will significantly contribute to Scotland's clean energy supply, capable of powering around 1.3 million homes.


This milestone reflects the collaborative efforts of engineers, technicians, and workers who have come together to contribute to a greener future. The deployment of the B108 blades at the Moray West offshore wind farm is a testament to the nation's dedication to advancing renewable energy technologies and reducing carbon emissions.

As the B108 blades make their journey to the Moray West offshore wind farm, they symbolize a promising step towards achieving Scotland's ambitious clean energy goals and a sustainable future for all.



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