SD8218 : Last Turbine Blade Delivery at Turbine No 23

3 km from Waterfoot, Lancashire, Great Britain

Last Turbine Blade Delivery at Turbine No 23
Last Turbine Blade Delivery at Turbine No 23
Site construction manager Martin Hewitt looks on as 6 months of construction comes to an end with the delivery of the final turbine blade for the Scout Moor Wind Farm project.
Construction of the wind turbines began back in November 2007 at Turbine No 16.
By June 2008 engineers had constructed 26 wind turbine towers and installed 78 turbine blades 450 metres above sea level on Scout Moor amid adverse weather conditions of thick fog,gale force winds,torrential rain,snow and ice during the winter months of 2008.

SD8218 : First blade is attached to Turbine Tower No 23
SD8218 : The Final Turbine Blade Arrives on Scout Moor
SD8218 : Turbine Tower No 23 under construction
SD7919 : Last Turbine Tower Delivery to Scout Moor
SD7919 : Turbine tower section passing Edenfield Primary School


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

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Scout Moor Wind Farm Construction Picture Gallery
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Saturday, 7 June, 2008   (more nearby)
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Monday, 9 June, 2008
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