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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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