HY4410 : Kirkwall Power station

taken 2 years ago, near to Hatston, Orkney Islands, Great Britain

Kirkwall Power station
Kirkwall Power station
This is the rear of the building and shows the storage tanks once used to oil-fuel the powerful and very noisy turbines. No longer generating power to the homes of Orkney but it has been developed over recent years. Now housing an installation and connection to the grid of a 2MW Energy Storage System (ESS) utilising MHI’s Lithium ion battery may play a role in the release of capacity on the electricity network.
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 12 January, 2016   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 12 January, 2016
Geographical Context
Energy infrastructure  Islands  Industry 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! HY 4465 1097 [10m precision]
WGS84: 58:58.9365N 2:57.8785W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! HY 4459 1093
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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