Great Eppleton Wind Farm
|Great Eppleton Wind Farm|
Twin-bladed turbines at Great Eppleton Wind Farm
|Country||England, United Kingdom|
|Location||Near Hetton-le-Hole, Tyne and Wear|
|Commission date||Repowered in March 2010|
|Avg. site elevation||480 ft|
|Units operational||4 x 2 MW|
|Make and model||REPower|
|Nameplate capacity||8 MW|
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.
- "UKWED Operational wind farms". RenewableUK. Retrieved 2009-11-13.
- "Wind farm upgrade plan revealed". BBC News. 10 January 2007. Retrieved 4 May 2010.
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