NT3265 : Eskbank from the air

taken 1 year ago, near to Eskbank, Midlothian, Great Britain

Eskbank from the air
Eskbank from the air
Eskbank railway station on the Borders Railway is in the foreground, with the Tesco superstore to its left and the 'solar meadow' at the Midlothian campus of Edinburgh College, and the college itself, beyond the station. Newbattle Abbey College is in the top, right corner.
Solar Meadow in Midlothian
A meadow of over 2500 solar panels, installed in 2013, on the Midlothian Campus of Edinburgh College on the outskirts of Eskbank, it provides energy for the college [enough to power 170 homes]. It is Scotlandís first Solar Meadow and the first teaching project of its kind in Scotland and will allow the next generation of engineers to develop essential skills for the growing renewable energy sector LinkExternal link LinkExternal link. When information is available it will be interesting to compare with a similar installation at Edinburgh Napier University LinkExternal link
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Date Taken
Friday, 18 August, 2017   (more nearby)
Monday, 21 August, 2017
Geographical Context
Suburb, Urban fringe  Educational sites  Railways 
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 32 65 [1000m precision]
WGS84: 55:52.6744N 3:4.8273W
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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