SD8218 : Scout Moor Wind Farm Official Opening (2)

taken 10 years ago, 3 km from Edenfield, Lancashire, Great Britain

Scout Moor Wind Farm Official Opening (2)
Scout Moor Wind Farm Official Opening (2)
Peel Energy, the company behind the 50 million pound development, invited councillors, construction workers, myself and the press to the wind farm on the moor between Edenfield and Rochdale for the official opening on the 25th of September 2008.
In the picture above the opening cerermony is about to get underway at the base of Turbine Tower No 22.

SD8218 : Scout Moor Wind Farm Official Opening (2)
SD8218 : Scout Moor Wind Farm Official Opening (3)
SD8218 : Scout Moor Wind Farm Official Opening (4)
SD8417 : Working on the hub 60 metres up.
SD7919 : Last Turbine Tower Delivery to Scout Moor

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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Thursday, 25 September, 2008   (more nearby)
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Friday, 26 September, 2008
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Wind farm   (more nearby)
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OSGB36: geotagged! SD 824 187 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:39.8961N 2:15.9883W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SD 825 188
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