LEGO’s record breaking wind turbine built using 146,000 bricks

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Life & Soul Magazine

The LEGO Group – investors in two offshore wind farms – has built the largest ever LEGO brick wind turbine and bagged itself a Guinness World Records title in the process.

Built to help raise awareness of the importance of renewable energy and to help get kids involved in the shift to clean power, the LEGO Group constructed the model of a wind turbine using 146,000 LEGO bricks.

The LEGO wind turbine stands 7.5 metres tall and is a tribute to the record 200 metre tall wind turbines of the Burbo Bank Extension wind farm – the largest windmills in operation globally.

The LEGO Group’s latest investment in renewable energy is a 25% stake in the Burbo Bank Extension wind farm, off the coast of Liverpool. The wind farm, which recently officially launched, will generate clean power for more than 230,000 British households.

The LEGO wind turbine was publicly unveiled at Liverpool’s Liverpool One Shopping Centre. From…

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