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Number of Danish wind turbines drops again

While some aging Danish wind turbines are about to retire, these will not be replaced to the number by newer generations. Instead, wind turbines are growing bigger and more powerful, and the Danish Wind Turbine Owners' Association hopes this will help turbines lose their reputation as bad neighbors.

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For every two Danish onshore wind turbines taken down and sent to retirement last year, only one new turbine was erected, according to a review of the Danish Energy Agency's Master Data Register of Wind Turbines in 2016, carried out by EnergyWatch.

As such, the number of large wind turbines in Denmark continues to decline.

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