The use of sacrificial anodes leads to the release of heavy metals and metals such as zinc and aluminum into the marine environment. The result? Over the 25-year lifetime of a wind farm, literally millions of kilograms of metal alloys can be discharged into the seawater. What’s more, the sourcing, transportation and maintenance of the metals used in sacrificial anodes, also comes with a significant carbon footprint. Thankfully this is not a problem without a solution. Find out how:

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