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  • Crane at the ready

    2016-02-01 | Pen y Cymoedd Wind Energy Project
    Today was the first time the 750 tonne crane was set up ready for the first turbine tower installation in the East of the site (below). Unsurprisingly, it was a very windy day on the Rhigos Mountain, meaning that it was not safe enough to lift the first two tower sections into place. The site Read more...
  • Turbine component deliveries – week commencing 1st February

    2016-02-01 | Pen y Cymoedd Wind Energy Project
    Please see below turbine component delivery information for the week commencing 1st February. Please note that these are expected times only. Please get in touch if further information is required. Morning deliveries continue this week, leaving Swansea Docks at around 09:30. Due to unpredictable fog on the Rhigos Mountain, we cannot be specific regarding the Read more...
  • Turbine installations expected to commence next week

    2016-01-29 | Pen y Cymoedd Wind Energy Project
    We expect the smaller of the cranes to arrive onsite later today. These cranes will be responsible for lifting the first two tower sections of each turbine into place. We expect this to commence early next week, weather permitting! Above is an example from Swinford Wind Farm of what you can expect to see. The Read more...
  • Meet the people – Daniel Wills, Associate Project Manager

    2016-01-26 | Pen y Cymoedd Wind Energy Project
    Daniel Wills, Associate Project Manager talks about his role in community site visits.
  • Meet the people – Stephen Holdroyd, Senior Project Manager

    2016-01-26 | Pen y Cymoedd Wind Energy Project
    Here’s our Steve feeling proud that the project is finally being constructed.
  • Whilst undertaking detailed seabed scanning for the development of windfarm projects in the East Anglia Zone, off the coast of Norfolk and Suffolk, windfarm developers ScottishPower Renewables (SPR) and Vattenfall uncovered something they weren’t expecting– an ‘uncharted’ wreck of a WWI German submarine, missing in action since 1915.

  • Vattenfall, the European energy company, is to start construction of its first UK solar power project later this month. The Swedish firm expects to generate first power in March this year. And local people will benefit too as Vattenfall will start feasibility studies shortly into installing solar panels on community buildings at no cost to recipients, investments supported by the local councillor.  

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