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Mitsubishi Heavy to introduce world's largest wind turbine

Generator's output of over 10,000kW, will make Japanese giant the industry leader

The world is beginning to rely more on offshore wind farms, whose next-generation turbines will make them more efficient.   © Reuters

TOKYO -- Mitsubishi Heavy Industries is working on the world's largest offshore wind turbine, one with output capable of reaching 10,000kW, and could install it as early as 2020.

The giant piece of equipment will offer better cost efficiency, and the Japanese company expects to be able to sell it to power companies in Europe.

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