SD8418 : The very first completed wind turbine on Scout Moor

3 km from Waterfoot, Lancashire, Great Britain

The very first completed wind turbine on Scout Moor
The very first completed wind turbine on Scout Moor
During the second week of December 2007 tower number 21 was the very first wind turbine out of a total of 26 to be built was completed on Scout Moor.

Turbine details: Tower Height: 60m
Blade Length: 40m Total Max Height: 100m
Manufacturer: Nordex Model: N80

SD8418 : Top section of turbine tower 21 being lifted into position
SD8418 : Top section of tower 21 is locked into position
SD8418 : The first blades arrive on site at tower number 21
SD8418 : Eight tons and forty metres long.
SD8418 : The first blade being lifted into position
SD8418 : One hundred and twenty feet up!
SD8418 : Nearly there
SD8418 : Connecting blade to the hub
SD8418 : First blade is attached to Turbine No 21
SD8418 : One up two to go!
SD8418 : View from the top of Turbine Tower No 10 looking North East

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