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  • Working on the community fund – a local perspective

    2015-03-05 | Pen y Cymoedd Wind Farm blog
    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...
  • From 3000 ideas to 1 vision….

    2015-03-03 | Pen y Cymoedd Wind Farm blog
    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 Farm blog
    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...
  • Vattenfall wins concession for Horns Rev 3

    2015-02-27 | Press release

    Vattenfall’s CEO Magnus Hall is satisfied with the decision from the Danish Government that the company has won the bidding in the process to build the offshore wind farm Horns Rev 3 outside the Danish west coast.

  • East Anglia ONE, the offshore wind project owned by Vattenfall and ScottishPower Renewables, has successfully secured a Contract for Difference (CfD) in the competitive auction process run by the UK Government.

  • Our neighbours are installing turbines

    2015-02-19 | Pen y Cymoedd Wind Farm blog
    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...
  • On 23 August, 22 000 amateur and professional cyclists will cross the starting line in Europe's largest bike race open to all. The 20th anniversary of the Vattenfall Cyclassics in and around Hamburg also marks the end of Vattenfall's sponsorship of the bike race.

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Last updated: 2014-02-04 10:43