SE4724 : Ferrybridge Power Station

near to Ferrybridge, Wakefield, Great Britain

Ferrybridge Power Station
Ferrybridge Power Station
A 2000 MW coal burning power station built in the 1960s with four turboalternators and eight hyperbolic cooling towers. The site now includes low Nox combustors, flue gas desulphurisation (on units 3 & 4) and a pilot plant for carbon capture.

People forget (or just don't know) what an awful lot of really brutish infrastructure is required to ensure the light comes on when you flick the switch. Don't get me started...
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Sunday, 25 November, 2012   (more nearby)
Tuesday, 27 November, 2012
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Energy infrastructure 
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Ferrybridge Power Station 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 4771 2459 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:42.9331N 1:16.7140W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SE 4789 2446
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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