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.