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Ecotech at Swaffham  

 

800Turbine1.jpg (87606 bytes) The E66 turbine is capable of putting out 1.5 Mw of electricity, is 60 metres from the ground to the viewing platform (300steps) and 100 metres from blade tip to ground.

800Turbine1.jpg (87606 bytes)

Taken April 2000

800Ecoview1.jpg (105062 bytes) The nearby Safeway can be used for a shopping tie-in and a food stop!

800Ecoview1.jpg (105062 bytes)

Taken April 2000

800Ecoview2.jpg (117482 bytes) The view at the top is stunning; here looking south into Swaffham and further construction going on in the locality of the centre.

800Ecoview2.jpg (117482 bytes)

Taken April 2000

800Ecowall.jpg (103616 bytes) The centre itself is a demonstrator of energy conservation and efficiency. Here the solar wall and blinds are on show. 

800Ecowall.jpg (103616 bytes)

Taken April 2000

800interior.jpg (132039 bytes) Inside is a display of environmental concerns and solutions.

800interior.jpg (132039 bytes)

Taken April 2000

 

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Ecotech Centre   http://www.ecotech.org.uk/ has details of everything at Swaffham, plus some great links to other environmental sites.
1:50,000 map of its location http://www.streetmap.co.uk/streetmap.dll?G2M?X=581500&Y=309500&A=Y&Z=3

 

 

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