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  • Final Foundation update – 22 May

    2015-05-22 | Kentishflatsextension blog feed
    The 15th and final foundation will be piled at around 7 or 8pm tonight.   Array cabling is now underway and we will return with some photos and more news – as it happens.      
  • Work starts in the west of the site

    2015-05-22 | Pen y Cymoedd Wind Energy Project
    Our contractors Jones Bros/Balfour Beatty have started work in the west of the site. 42 of the wind farm’s 76 turbine bases have been completed since work commenced in February 2014. Over the course of the work more than 50,000m³ of concrete and 6,000 tonnes of reinforcement will be used to construct the 76 turbine bases and Read more...
  • Focus on….Renewable Energy Areas

    2015-05-21 | Pen y Cymoedd Wind Energy Project
    Today Vattenfall signed an exciting agreement with Natural Resources Wales to explore the idea of Renewable Energy Areas on the Welsh Government Woodland Estate (WGWE), managed by NRW. What is a renewable energy area? Wales has a significant renewable energy resource – one of the best in Europe.  We know many renewable energy sources work Read more...
  • KFE Piling Update – 20 May

    2015-05-20 | Kentishflatsextension blog feed
    The 13th Foundation will be installed today at approximately 6.15 PM and we expect that No. 14 will be installed daytime tomorrow.        
  • KFE Piling update – 19 May

    2015-05-19 | Kentishflatsextension blog feed
    The 12th foundation was installed today and the Neptune is now returning for further load out at Sheerness.   Her estimated time of arrival is 2000 hours this evening and she is expected to begin her penultimate journey to site at 0800 hours tomorrow (Wednesday).    There will be no piling tonight and we will provide a further update tomorrow.    
  • Update on piling works

    2015-05-18 | Kentishflatsextension blog feed
    Update on piling works The weather has hindered daytime progress as it was not safe for the jack up vessel to re-locate.  The current forecast is marginal but we now expect to be installing the 12th (out of 15) foundation early morning subject to weather.  We will then return to Sheerness tomorrow to load the 13th and Read more...
  • Piling Offshore

    2015-05-17 | Kentishflatsextension blog feed
    Adam Ezzamel, Vattenfall’s manager for foundations installation, writes for our blog about piling and why we pile when we do. We are very sorry to hear that some residents have been experiencing disturbance from the piling work we are currently undertaking offshore. We have been monitoring tweets and talking to some residents and felt it Read more...
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