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The jack up barge, Kraken, uses a specialist lifting cradle to lift wind turbine blades into place, for the Walney Offshore windfarm project, off Barrow in Furness, Cumbria, UK, lifts a tower piece into place.. When finished it will have 102, 3.6 MW turbines, giving a total capacity of the Walney project of 367.2 MW, enough to power 320,000 homes. The rotor diameter of the turbines is 107m for Walney 1 and 120 m for Walney 2. The wind farm is owned and constructed by Dong Energy.
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