Thursday 11 August 2022 01:16 AM Wind turbines almost twice size of the Sydney Harbour Bridge to be built off ... trends now

Thursday 11 August 2022 01:16 AM Wind turbines almost twice size of the Sydney Harbour Bridge to be built off ... trends now
Thursday 11 August 2022 01:16 AM Wind turbines almost twice size of the Sydney Harbour Bridge to be built off ... trends now

Thursday 11 August 2022 01:16 AM Wind turbines almost twice size of the Sydney Harbour Bridge to be built off ... trends now

DOZENS of mega wind turbines almost twice the size of the Sydney Harbour Bridge may soon be seen off the coast of Australia The 260metre-long turbines will be built offshore around Australia's coast Six zones have been proposed for the turbines, with 8,000 jobs to be created  First project off Gippsland, Vic, will have 200 turbines just 7km out to sea  Federal govt is hoping it will be a step towards achieving net-zero by 2050

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Dozens of massive wind turbines turning blades more than 100metres long may soon be spotted off the coast of some of Australia's most picturesque spots.

The turbines will soar 260metres into the sky, towering over the top of the Sydney Harbour Bridge which is 135metres above sea level.

Six offshore wind turbine projects have been proposed, including off the coast of Victoria's Gippsland region, Bass Strait, the NSW Hunter and Illawarra regions, and near Perth and Bunbury in WA.   

Federal Energy Minister Chris Bowen announced the plans earlier this month, adding Australia needed to catch up with other continents

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