SD8318 : Gearbox , Rotor Shaft and Disk Brake

taken 11 years ago, near to Cheesden, Rochdale, Great Britain

Gearbox , Rotor Shaft and Disk Brake
Gearbox , Rotor Shaft and Disk Brake
This all in one section of Gearbox, Rotor Shaft and Disk Brake is being lifted up on to the top of the turbine tower number 16 to be connected to the 2.5 kW generator already installed within the nacelle.
On completion the wind farm will consist of a total of 26 wind turbines, each with a generating capacity of 2.5 megawatts.
The wind farm therefore will have a total capacity of 65 megawatts of electricity, which is enough power to supply the average needs of 40,000 homes.

Turbine details:
Tower Height: 60m
Blade Length: 40m
Total Max Height: 100m
Manufacturer: Nordex
Model: N80
SD8318 : Scout Moor Wind Turbine Construction
SD8318 : Another piece added
SD8318 : Ready to lift!
SD8318 : Scout Moor Turbine Tower No 16 under construction
SD8318 : Sunrise on Scout Moor
SD8318 : What's going on?
SD8318 : Cables Away on Tower No 16
SD8318 : Turbine Blade Hub
SD8318 : Turbine blade hub going up.
SD8318 : Connecting the blade hub

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Date Taken
Friday, 30 November, 2007   (more nearby)
Wednesday, 5 December, 2007
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 836 185 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:39.7744N 2:14.9251W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SD 836 184
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