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  • Merry Christmas from site

    2014-12-19 | Pen y Cymoedd Wind Energy Project
    Eryl Roberts, project manager for the Jones Bros and Balfour Beatty joint venture, gives us the final site update of 2014. “Work is drawing to a close on site after a very wet but productive end to the year. “We’ve completed more than half of the turbine bases for the project, having finished our fortieth Read more...
  • Christmas is fast approaching

    2014-12-19 | Clashindarroch Wind Farm
    Another Christmas is fast approaching on Clashindarroch, and unlike last year, it now looks like a wind farm! All turbines were installed through the summer – not too many issues thankfully – and internal fit out of each wind turbine carried out thereafter.  Since the end of the summer, commissioning works have continued and are […]
  • Overhead line upgrades captured on film

    2014-12-17 | Pen y Cymoedd Wind Energy Project
    A few months ago we told you about the necessary changes to the overhead lines down at the Rhigos substation start. A time lapse camera was in place for the duration of the works. This footage has now been downloaded and a video of the process has been created. Learn more about the works in Read more...
  • Underwater power cables put to bed

    2014-12-02 | Press release
    Category: Projects, Wind farms | Tags: Offshore

    Norfolk firm wins offshore wind contract

  • #BackClimateAction – the community in a global discussion

    2014-11-26 | Pen y Cymoedd Wind Energy Project
    Yesterday we took part in a global tweetathon #Backclimateaction, which was hosted by the Department for Energy and Climate Change. Climate change is a hot topic at the moment, with major international talks taking place next year. The tweethathon looked at some of the challenges, gathering and sharing ideas of what needs to be tackled Read more...
  • Community Fund Events This Week

    2014-11-26 | Clashindarroch Wind Farm
    During construction of the Clashindarroch Wind Farm, Vattenfall has appointed Foundation Scotland to develop the Clashindarroch Community Fund that will open once the turbines start generating electricity next year. You are invited to drop in at the following times to share your thoughts and ideas about on how the Fund should work to benefit the […]
  • She’s finally here….

    2014-11-20 | Pen y Cymoedd Wind Energy Project
    We love a site visit, and across all our projects  we offer communities, schools and stakeholders a chance to come and see our projects getting built. Why? First and foremost, it’s important that communities living with this infrastructure know what it’s all about – from the foundations to the tower installation, the onsite monitoring through Read more...
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Last updated: 2014-09-11 14:02