People looking to go green by finding cheap electricity deals using renewable energy sources may be pleased to hear a new wind farm has been opened off the coast of Cumbria.
The Walney farm cost £1 billion to construct and is claimed by SSE to be the world's largest offshore installation.
It has 102 turbines that are capable of producing enough electricity to power 320,000 households.
Secretary of state for energy and climate change Edward Davey said the UK has "a lot to be proud of" in its growing offshore wind sector.
"Walney is the newest, biggest and fastest-built jewel in that crown, providing clean power for hundreds of thousands of households," he added.
Andres Eldrup, chief executive of Dong Energy - which owns 50.1 per cent of the site - stated the landmark facility will help further the development of wind power and cut costs in the industry.
Recently, chief executive of RenewableUK Maria McCaffery said the country is on the verge of a revolution in the development of green power that will help it transition to a low-carbon economy and establish the nation as a world leader in wind, wave and tidal electricity generation.
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