Royd Moor Wind Farm
|Royd Moor Wind Farm|
|Location||6 km west of Penistone, Barnsley South Yorkshire|
|Units operational||13 Bonus 500 turbines|
|Nameplate capacity||6.5 MW|
The Royd Moor Wind Farm is located at Penistone, Barnsley, South Yorkshire, England, and consists of thirteen 500 kW turbines. The site is located approximately 6 km north west of Penistone, above the A628 trunk road between Barnsley and Manchester. The turbines are set in two parallel, staggered rows of six and seven, on a ridge in hilly fell land lying 320 m above sea level.
These turbines were completed in 1993 and are 35m in height to the hub and have a rotor diameter of 37m. The maximum output is 6.5 MW, equivalent to the annual energy required to power 3300 homes.
- "E.ON UK - Royd Moor". www.eon-uk.com. Retrieved 2009-03-11.
- "The OPET Network - Technical Sheet of THERMIE Project Renewables - Wind Energy (RWE-10)". cordis.europa.eu. Retrieved 2009-03-11.
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