TF4882 : Mablethorpe wind turbine, aerial 2006

taken 12 years ago, near to Thorpe, Lincolnshire, Great Britain

Mablethorpe wind turbine, aerial 2006
Mablethorpe wind turbine, aerial 2006
One of the first wind farms in this area, it started with a couple of turbines here at the Mile Lane Sewage Works.
But like Topsy it grew and grew. In 2004 a further 8 turbines sprang up next to these (this site had a new name: Bambers Farm). As if that weren't enough for Ecotricity, in 2006 it managed to get permission for a further 6 turbines on this site (Bambers Farm II).
Ecotricity then moved on and only a few miles further up the road erected an even bigger windfarm on Conisholme Fen. It is now planning another a few miles along from that at Tetney.
Ecotricity must be doing well from the government subsidies: it has sponsored the development of a vehicle which has broken the land speed record for an electric car, and is currently paying 25 a head to a "green" organisation for every new customer signed up to its energy supply.
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Date Taken
March 2006   (more nearby)
Thursday, 4 October, 2012
Geographical Context
Energy infrastructure  Waste, Waste management 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TF 4892 8239 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:19.0499N 0:14.0459E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TF 4894 8207
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NORTH (about 0 degrees)
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