Vestas, a Danish wind energy firm, announced in September that it would be establishing an onshore wind turbine tower with a hub height measuring 199 meters. The giant structure is expected to help Vestas access stronger and more constant wind power, to increase the turbine’s electricity production. While Vestas is out ahead at the moment, it may not be long until other energy companies catch up. Every year it seems that renewable energy companies are looking to produce bigger, more innovative wind turbines than ever before. As governments and private firms pump funding into research and development in renewable energy, operations are becoming more efficient, lower cost, and easier to scale. With Danish firm Vestas once again announcing plans for its tallest-ever wind turbine, what will this mean for the future of the wind energy sector? Companies are battling it out to create the most innovative renewable energy equipment, […]