Langley Park Wind Farm

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Langley Park Wind Farm
Country England, United Kingdom
Location Langley Park, County Durham
Coordinates 54°47′42″N 1°40′02″W / 54.795°N 1.6672°W / 54.795; -1.6672Coordinates: 54°47′42″N 1°40′02″W / 54.795°N 1.6672°W / 54.795; -1.6672
Status Operational
Commission date December 2008
Owner(s) EDF Energy
Operator(s) Cumbria Wind Farms
Wind farm
Avg. site elevation 1552 ft
Hub height 59m
Rotor diameter 82m
Power generation
Units operational 4 × 2.05 MW
Make and model REpower Systems: MM82
Nameplate capacity 8.2 MW

Langley Park Wind Farm is a wind farm near Langley Park, County Durham, England. It was developed by EDF Energy and is operated by Cumbria Wind Farms, the farm has a nameplate capacity of 8.2 MW, containing four REpower Systems' MM82 turbines each rated at 2.05MW.[1]

In 2008 EDF accepted that it had failed to check the impact of the turbines on digital television reception, after residents of villages where the turbines lay on a line-of-site to the local TV transmitter complained of a loss of signal strength and severe Freeview Digital Services disruption, particularly when the turbine blades rotate.[2][3]


  1. ^ Association, RenewableUK. "RenewableUK". Archived from the original on 2012-11-02.
  2. ^ Wood, Kerry (6 November 2008). "Company admits wind farms ruined TV reception".
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2010-03-28. Retrieved 2010-03-16.

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