Great Eppleton Wind Farm

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Great Eppleton Wind Farm
Great Heppleton Wind Farm.jpg
Twin-bladed turbines at Great Eppleton Wind Farm
CountryEngland, United Kingdom
LocationNear Hetton-le-Hole, Tyne and Wear
Coordinates54°49′59″N 1°25′46″W / 54.83306°N 1.42944°W / 54.83306; -1.42944Coordinates: 54°49′59″N 1°25′46″W / 54.83306°N 1.42944°W / 54.83306; -1.42944
StatusOperational
Construction began1997
Commission dateRepowered in March 2010
Wind farm
Site elevation480 ft
Power generation
Units operational4 x 2 MW
Make and modelREPower: MM92
Nameplate capacity8 MW
External links
Websitewww.eon-uk.com/generation/greateppleton.aspx
CommonsRelated media on Commons

Great Eppleton Wind Farm is a wind farm near Hetton-le-Hole, England. It is owned and operated by E.ON UK. Constructed in 1997, it was notable for originally consisting of twin-bladed turbines, as most wind turbines have three blades. On 29 September 2009 E.ON announced it would replace these with four new REpower MM92 turbines giving a nameplate capacity of 8.2 MW.[1][2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.newenergyfocus.com/do/ecco/view_item?listid=1&listcatid=131&listitemid=3048
  2. ^ "UKWED Operational wind farms". RenewableUK. Archived from the original on 2012-11-02. Retrieved 2009-11-13.
  3. ^ "Wind farm upgrade plan revealed". BBC News. 10 January 2007. Retrieved 4 May 2010.

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