News and media

  • Working on the community fund – a local perspective

    2015-03-05 | Pen y Cymoedd Wind Energy Project
    Local Engagement Officer, Rhys Lewis talks about his experience of working with local people on the Community Fund and the exciting times ahead as we move onto the next stage. “As we move onto the next exciting stage of the Pen y Cymoedd Community Fund I have begun to reflect on my time with the Pen y Cymoedd Read more...
  • Vattenfall confirms wind farm plans

    2015-03-04 | Press release

    Community interested in benefit fund and ownership

  • From 3000 ideas to 1 vision….

    2015-03-03 | Pen y Cymoedd Wind Energy Project
    We’ve always been clear – the fund’s vision had to come from the community – their ideas, priorities, needs, and interests. To achieve this, we needed to get as many people as possible involved. The vision would not represent the community without wide participation, lots of different perspectives, and ideas from all generations. With the Read more...
  • Notification of upcoming works

    2015-02-27 | Pen y Cymoedd Wind Energy Project
    In March, further work will begin on the Rhigos mountain as part of works to connect the project to the National Grid 400kv line at Hirwaun Industrial Estate. - From 16th March, the Craig y Llyn lay-by will be temporarily closed for a period of 12 weeks. - The Rhigos Mountain Road will also be closed from Read more...
  • Our neighbours are installing turbines

    2015-02-19 | Pen y Cymoedd Wind Energy Project
    Our neighbours at Mynydd Bwllfa are currently installing turbines. This 22.5MW, 9 turbine development received planning consent in May 2012 and construction began in November 2013. The project is due for completion in the summer of 2015. You can find out more about the project and sign up for updates here. At Pen y Cymoedd Read more...
  • Local company go offshore

    2015-02-13 | Kentishflatsextension blog feed
    Brian, Bradley and Aaron Dale from Total Jobs Contracts Limited took advantage of an opportunity when they started doing odd jobs for Vattenfall.  With the help of Vattenfall’s Site Manager,  Tony Francis, they obtained all the necessary certificates to work offshore.  Tony and his team helped train them up in different areas of general maintenance on the wind turbines.  Five Read more...
  • The developers behind a Lincolnshire wind farm proposal have shown for the first time a digital film of what the project could look like.

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