Press release | 2014-09-16 | 12:58 PM

Powys wind farm feedback published

Vattenfall has published a feedback report following its first round of engagement on its proposals for the Mynydd Lluest y Graig wind farm in Powys.

The feedback report follows five summer events which attracted more than 100 local residents.

Ruari Lean, senior development manager at Vattenfall, said:

”We would like to thank everyone who attended and provided initial feedback on Mynydd Lluest y Graig, which has helped us better understand local people’s initial interest, concerns and ideas for the project. A range of comments were received, particularly in relation to potential visual impactsand a need to understand better the impact on roads during construction.

“We will now work towards designing an initial windfarm layout with a view to being able to share this with local communities next year. We will also continue to provide information and address the questions raised over the coming months.”

The feedback report is available to download from the project website, www.vattenfall.co.uk/en/mynydd-lluest-y-graig, alongside other project information, documents andnews.

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Media enquiries:

Warwick Emanuel PR, 02920 555505

Vattenfall Wales Press Office, telephone: 02920 556367

 

NOTES TO EDITORS

The proposed wind farm, situated approximately 20km west of Welshpool and 5km southwest of Llanerfyl in Powys, will consist of between 25 and 35 turbines and isat an early stage in the planning process.

 

About Vattenfall
Vattenfall is a Swedish owned energy company with operations in Sweden, Germany, the Netherlands, Denmark, UK and Finland. Since1 January 2014 Vattenfall has started to operate from two units; the Nordicregion and Continental/UK. Vattenfall’s vision is to create a strong and diversified European energy portfolio and to be among the leaders in developing an environmentally sustainable energy system.

In the UK, Vattenfall principally develops, build and operates wind farms. By 2017 it will generate clean power from ninewind farms, on and offshore, with an installed capacity of close to 1GW.

In addition to wind power, Vattenfall produces heat and energy from five other sources: nuclear, biomass, hydro power, coaland gas. It is one of Europe’s largest utilities and a leader in heat production and distribution.

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