Lindhurst Wind Farm

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Lindhurst Wind Farm
Lindhurst Wind Farm is located in Nottinghamshire
Lindhurst Wind Farm
Location of Lindhurst Wind Farm
Country England, United Kingdom
Location Rainworth, Mansfield, East Midlands, Nottinghamshire
Coordinates 53°06′58″N 01°08′48″W / 53.11611°N 1.14667°W / 53.11611; -1.14667Coordinates: 53°06′58″N 01°08′48″W / 53.11611°N 1.14667°W / 53.11611; -1.14667
Status Operational
Commission date 10 September 2010 (10 September 2010)
Owner(s) Npower Renewables
Wind farm
Type Onshore
Hub height 125 m (410 ft)
Power generation
Units operational 5
Make and model Vestas Wind Systems
Nameplate capacity 9 MW

Lindhurst Wind Farm is a wind farm located in Mansfield, England. The wind farm, which was built for Npower Renewables, produces electricity from five wind turbines. It has a total nameplate capacity of 9 MW of electricity, providing enough power to serve the average needs of 5,400 homes. The site occupies land between Mansfield and Rainworth in Nottinghamshire.

The wind turbines stand 125 metres (410 ft) high, making them the tallest in Nottinghamshire.[citation needed]

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Lindhurst Wind Farm was approved by the local planning committee at Newark and Sherwood District Council in September 2007. Local councillors voted 8-3 in favour of the application, which had been recommended for approval by the council's planning officer and supported by 3,300 local residents petition of support.[citation needed]

Preparatory work for the site began in 2008, with the wind turbines being erected in August 2010. The turbines went live on 10 September 2010.[citation needed]

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