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Whitelee Wind Farm , Turbine 42, Eaglesham Moor , Glasgow (2)
Scotland

Whitelee windfarm can be found just about 20 minutes from Glasgow city centre . It consists of 140 turbines which can generate 322 megawatts of electricity which supplies enough clean , green electricity for 180,000 homes .

Being the largest windfarm in Europe , it took 3 years to construct . A visitor centre is found at the entrance which is free to enter .

The windfarm covers 55 square kilometers and contains 90 kilometers of cycling and walking trails .

Copyright: Alan mclean (albiphotography)
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Uploaded: 28/11/2010
Updated: 28/08/2014
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Tags: uk; scotland; glasgow; eaglesham; whitelee; windfarm; turbines; electricity; reservoir; dams; visitor centre; wildlife; cycling; walking
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