SH8987 : Wind Turbines at Rhyl Flats

taken 5 years ago, 9 km from Rhs-on-Sea, Conwy, Great Britain

Wind Turbines at Rhyl Flats
Wind Turbines at Rhyl Flats
Rhyl Flats Offshore Wind Farm is a 25-turbine wind farm located on the eastern end of the Constable Bank between Abergele and Rhos-on-Sea, approximately 5 miles (8 kilometres) off the coast of North Wales. Offshore construction work began in July 2007 and the completed project was officially opened on 2 December 2009.

Rhyl Flats is Wales' second offshore wind farm and the third offshore wind farm to be built within Liverpool Bay. It is currently the largest operating renewable energy scheme in Wales and one of the most powerful offshore wind farms in the UK. It has 25 Siemens Wind Power SWT-107-3.6 wind turbines, each rated at 3.6 MW capacity, giving it a maximum rated output of 90 MW.

The area of the wind farm is approximately 3.9 square miles (approximately 10 km). This photograph was taken from Rhos Point, which is the closest point on shore, 5 miles (approximately 8 km) from the nearest turbine.

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Monday, 20 April, 2015   (more nearby)
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Friday, 24 April, 2015
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Energy infrastructure  Coastal 
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Panasonic Lumix TZ60 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 895 875 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:22.3660N 3:39.7418W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SH 841 810
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Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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