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  • 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...
  • 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...
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