Glyn Bolton and David Shukman
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Wind farms: Working as a service engineer

15 August 2011 Last updated at 13:06 BST

This week, BBC News is taking an in-depth look at offshore wind turbines, and the challenges, costs and construction of these sea giants.

Here, science correspondent David Shukman heads out to the Irish Sea, to take a look at one of the towering turbines.

He talks to Glyn Bolton about working as a service engineer and being responsible for maintaining the wind farms once they have been installed.