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  • Investing in the Community

    2017-07-20 | Ray Wind Farm
    The local community will benefit from community funding that will run throughout the lifetime of the wind farm, brining over £250,000 of investment to the area annually. A new Community Interest Company is being established which will run the fund. Following a review of the findings of the consultation with the local community carried out Read more...
  • Vattenfall shows Ray Wind Farm to local people Over 100 people living near a new Northumbrian wind farm experienced fossil-fuel free power generation up close on a bright and breezy day last Saturday as the owner kicked-off inauguration celebrations. People from the local area including Elsdon, Otterburn, Birtley, Kirkwhelpington and West Woodburn visited the 16 turbine Ray Wind Farm just a month after it was finished. Read more...
  • Ray Wind Farm Visit – Saturday 8th July

    2017-06-20 | Ray Wind Farm
    As part of Ray Wind Farm Inauguration celebrations we would like to invite you to visit the wind farm on Saturday 8th July. Join us for a fun filled day for all the family with games and activities. Places are limited – click here to sign up now to make sure that you don’t miss Read more...
  • Vattenfall’s 54.4MW Ray Wind Farm, in the north east of England, is fully operational, the Swedish energy company said today. The 16 wind turbines will produce on average every year enough fossil-fuel free power to meet the equivalent annual demand of over 30,000 UK households. Ray Wind Farm, a Vattenfall investment of around £90million, is Read more...
  • Rapid charge for Welsh large scale battery

    2017-05-22 | Pen y Cymoedd Wind Energy Project
    Vattenfall plans construction start for storage scheme in summer 2017. Vattenfall, the Swedish energy company, confirmed today [22 May, 2017] that it is to press ahead with a battery storage scheme at Wales’s largest onshore wind farm. The 22MW system – believed to be the largest co-located battery and wind farm project in the UK Read more...
  • Wales climate change boost as new wind farm hits full power

    2017-05-08 | Pen y Cymoedd Wind Energy Project
    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 Read more...
  • Going for gold

    2017-04-05 | Pen y Cymoedd Wind Energy Project
    Last week our civil contractors Jones Bros Balfour Beatty picked up a Gold Award at the Considerate Constructors Awards Ceremony. Construction sites, companies and suppliers voluntarily register with the Scheme. The main areas of concern fall into three categories: the general public, the workforce and the environment. Jones Bros Balfour Beatty have done some fantastic Read more...
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