How big is a wind turbine?

The average size of onshore turbines being manufactured today is around 2.5-3 MW. One 2.5 MW onshore turbine produces power for over 1,500 average EU households.

The largest onshore turbine is a 7 MW turbine with a rotor diameter of 127 m.

Offshore turbines currently reach just over to 6 MW with a rotor diameter of 120 metres – longer than a football field and powering around 5,500 average EU households.