SO0483 : Windfarm turbine

taken 10 years ago, 3 km from Pentre, Powys, Great Britain

Windfarm turbine
Windfarm turbine
One of the 103 Mitsubishi turbines that make up the Penrhyddlan and Llidiarytwaun Wind Farm (known locally as 'the P & L'). The tower is 45m high and each turbine generates 300kw, giving the wind farm the potential to generate up to 30.9 megawatts of electricity, or enough to power 19,000 homes. The site stands at 500m elevation and is prone to bad weather, as the photo testifies.
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SO0483, 7 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 1 January, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 2 January, 2008
Category
Wind farm   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 041 839 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:26.6771N 3:24.7424W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 042 839
View Direction
West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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