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  • 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...
  • The fund is due to commence mid-2017 and will run for the lifespan of the wind farm, which is expected to be 20 – 25 years. Following a detailed local consultation, in which the local community within 10km of the wind farm shared their views on the fund, Vattenfall appointed a Steering Group of local Read more...
  • Final turbine installed

    2017-03-02 | Pen y Cymoedd Wind Energy Project
    It has been a long process, but we are pleased that the final turbine has now been installed. This means that the installation team have placed 684 large components over the last year. The main challenge has been the unpredictable weather onsite of course. The team continues to bring the turbines into the operational phase Read more...
  • Northumberland wind farm boosts region’s fight against climate change Vattenfall’s Ray Wind Farm produces power for the first time Vattenfall, the Hexham based energy company, announced today that the 16 turbine Ray Wind Farm has started to generate green electricity for the first time, helping to reduce emissions and combat climate change. Construction of Ray Read more...
  • 188,000 homes per annum

    2017-02-01 | Pen y Cymoedd Wind Energy Project
    Our latest wind data recorded at the site expects Pen y Cymoedd to produce enough power annually to meet the electricity demand of more than 188,000 UK households* and will more than meet the domestic demand of host local authorities Rhondda Cynon Taf and Neath Port Talbot. Over the lifetime of the project, it is expected Read more...
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  • Our latest newsletter

    2016-12-07 | Pen y Cymoedd Wind Energy Project
    Our latest newsletter is currently on its way to around 42,000 local homes. If you haven’t received a copy please take a look at our online versions. Please note that all information contained in the newsletter is also published on this website. Download your English or Welsh version.
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