Blood Hill wind farm
|Blood Hill wind farm|
Blood Hill Wind Turbines
|Country||England, United Kingdom|
|Location||Near Hemsby in Norfolk|
|Commission date||December 1992|
|Make and model||Vestas: V27|
|Nameplate capacity||2.25 MW|
Blood Hill is a wind farm near Hemsby in Norfolk, England. It is the smallest windfarm owned by E.ON; taking up 3 hectares. It has a nameplate capacity of 2.25MW which is enough to power 1000 homes at peak. There are 10 Vestas V27-225 kW turbines which are 30 metres tall and stand on top of Blood Hill. They are visible from the villages of Hemsby and Winterton-on-Sea. Blood Hill began operating in December 1992 and was one of the first windfarms in the United Kingdom.
In 2015 a repowering of the site saw the original 10 turbines replaced with 2 two Turbowind T400 wind turbines.
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