An enormous wind turbine at Hunterston in Ayrshire is to be blown up in a managed explosion.
The 177m-high (580ft) turbine had been used a take a look at website for offshore wind farms equivalent to the huge Beatrice subject within the Outer Moray Firth.
The different turbine on the Hunterston website was dismantled by a crane final 12 months.
But operators SSE Renewables stated no secure methodology of dismantling was doable on this case.
It intends to carried out a managed felling on 19 September, climate allowing.
The National Offshore Wind Turbine Test facility at Hunterston was established in 2012.
The 193.5m-high Mitsubishi 7MW Sea Angel turbine was decommissioned final 12 months.
The 6MW Siemens offshore wind turbine will now additionally be demolished.
SSE stated the take a look at website had been instrumental in securing Scotland’s place as a world chief in offshore wind vitality analysis and improvement.
Once the location is cleared it’ll be handed again to landowner Peel Ports.