California is Planning Floating Wind Farms Offshore to Boost its Power Supply – Here’s How They Work

Floating wind turbines sit on a platform with mooring lines, such as chains or ropes, that connect to anchors in the seabed below.

By Matthew Lackner
January 30, 2023
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Matthew Lackner

Matthew Lackner is a professor of mechanical engineering at UMass Amherst. 

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