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Economic report demonstrates how RWE’s Pembroke Net Zero Centre can benefit Wales

At the site of the existing Pembroke Power Station, RWE will deploy new technologies including green hydrogen, carbon capture, large-scale battery storage and floating offshore wind from the Celtic Sea, coming together under a single project ‘Pembroke Net Zero Centre’ (PNZC). A new report commissioned by RWE by Max Munday, Cardiff Business School, demonstrates the … Continue reading Economic report demonstrates how RWE’s Pembroke Net Zero Centre can benefit Wales

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RWE has signed a contract to explore the feasibility of deploying up to 1 GW of floating wind in the Celtic Sea

The Celtic Sea region offers a huge opportunity to develop large-scale, commercial floating offshore wind and RWE as the largest energy producer and renewables operator in Wales, wants to play a part in its delivery. In anticipation of this, RWE has commissioned Swansea-based Marine Power Systems (MPS) to develop a project plan for delivering up … Continue reading RWE has signed a contract to explore the feasibility of deploying up to 1 GW of floating wind in the Celtic Sea

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RWE and Tata Steel enter new partnership to support offshore wind power generation in Wales

RWE, Wales’ largest electricity producer, has entered a new partnership with Tata Steel to understand and explore the production of steel components that could be used in high-tech floating wind foundations and structures for projects in the Celtic Sea. The industry leaders will work together to identify the steel components that could be supplied from … Continue reading RWE and Tata Steel enter new partnership to support offshore wind power generation in Wales

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RWE forges partnerships with ABP and Port of Milford Haven to deliver Floating Wind Power for Wales

RWE, Wales’ biggest power producer, is partnering with the UK’s largest port operator, Associated British Ports (ABP) and UK’s largest energy port, the Port of Milford Haven, to investigate the scaling-up of port facilities in support of a pipeline of gigawatt-scale floating wind projects in the Celtic Sea. Working together under a Memorandum of Understanding … Continue reading RWE forges partnerships with ABP and Port of Milford Haven to deliver Floating Wind Power for Wales

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BP could build huge wind farm off coast of North Wales

SIX proposed new offshore wind projects are earmarked for waters around England and Wales. One of the proposed could be off the Northern Welsh Coast, North East of Anglesey. The bidder is a consortium of EnBW and BP. Areas pinpointed are between Holyhead and Rhyl. Another two projects also focus on North Wales, the Irish Sea … Continue reading BP could build huge wind farm off coast of North Wales

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EDF Renewables announced wind farm in Wales

The Garn Fach wind farm will be located on hills east of Llanidloes in mid-Wales. The proposal would commit to 22 turbines, each with a tip height of 149.9 metres, producing 5 MW of power at peak. The current plan is an alteration of a previous unsuccessful application, involving 29 turbines with a tip height … Continue reading EDF Renewables announced wind farm in Wales

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Natural Power secures consent for wind farm in North Wales

Natural Power has secured consent on behalf of Pany y Maen Wind Ltd for a seven turbine site in Denbighshire, North Wales. The initial application was refused by Denbighshire County Council on the grounds of landscape and visual impact, impact on local dwellings and on the historic environment, however the decision was appealed, and the … Continue reading Natural Power secures consent for wind farm in North Wales

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Wales’ largest onshore wind farm was officially opened

Vattenfall revealed a major boost for the Welsh economy at the inauguration. The Swedish energy group said that 52% of its £400mn investment to build the Pen y Cymoedd Wind Energy Project has gone to businesses in Wales, securing work for more than 1,000 workers in Wales over the past three years. The First Minister … Continue reading Wales’ largest onshore wind farm was officially opened

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Wales’ biggest onshore wind farm to power 15% of Welsh households

Wales’ biggest onshore windfarm is set to provide enough electricity to power 15% of welsh households. There are 76 turbines at the £365 million site built between Neath and Aberdare. Vattenfall revealed a major boost for the Welsh economy at the inauguration. The Swedish energy group said that 52% of its £400mn investment to build … Continue reading Wales’ biggest onshore wind farm to power 15% of Welsh households

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Vattenfall’s Pen y Cymoedd Wind Energy Project is Wales’s largest onshore wind farm

Wales’s largest onshore wind farm started operating at full power for the first time late on Sunday (7 May, 2017), 38 months after construction started in the upper Rhondda, Cynon and Afan valleys. The 76-turbine Pen y Cymoedd Wind Energy Project is capable of meeting the electricity needs of more than 13% of households in … Continue reading Vattenfall’s Pen y Cymoedd Wind Energy Project is Wales’s largest onshore wind farm

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First wind turbine successfully installed at Gwynt y M

Joint venture of RWE Innogy, Munich municipal utilities and Siemens. The first of a total of 160 wind turbines was successfully installed at the offshore wind farm Gwynt y Môr (Welsh for “wind of the sea”). The wind turbine from Siemens was installed on a monopile foundation approximately twelve kilometres off the coast of North … Continue reading First wind turbine successfully installed at Gwynt y M

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