Press and media


  • Work starts in the west of the site

    2015-05-22 | Pen y Cymoedd Wind Farm blog
    Our contractors Jones Bros/Balfour Beatty have started work in the west of the site. 42 of the wind farm’s 76 turbine bases have been completed since work commenced in February 2014. Over the course of the work more than 50,000m³ of concrete and 6,000 tonnes of reinforcement will be used to construct the 76 turbine bases and Read more...
  • Focus on….Renewable Energy Areas

    2015-05-21 | Pen y Cymoedd Wind Farm blog
    Today Vattenfall signed an exciting agreement with Natural Resources Wales to explore the idea of Renewable Energy Areas on the Welsh Government Woodland Estate (WGWE), managed by NRW. What is a renewable energy area? Wales has a significant renewable energy resource – one of the best in Europe.  We know many renewable energy sources work Read more...
  • Vattenfall to redeem hybrid bonds

    2015-05-12 | Press release

    Vattenfall will on 29 June 2015 redeem all outstanding hybrid bonds originally issued in 2005.

  • Vattenfall’s Kentish Flats Extension only UK offshore wind farm to be built in 2015.

  • Together with its partners, Vattenfall will be the first company in Europe to demonstrate and evaluate the wireless charging of electric cars on a larger scale. A total of 20 electric cars will take part in the pilot project starting this year.

  • Young recruits nominated for top industry awards

    2015-05-06 | Pen y Cymoedd Wind Farm blog
    Two of Jones Bros’ promising young recruits have been recognised at an awards ceremony that celebrates excellence in the civil engineering industry. Tom Burbidge and Jonathan Bird have been honoured at the CECA Wales Awards 2015 after impressing since joining the company less than 12 months ago. Tom and Jonathan, who are both working on Read more...
  • Quality control – concrete

    2015-05-05 | Pen y Cymoedd Wind Farm blog
    Now that that concrete pouring has resumed onsite following the wet and cold weather, we thought we would give you an insight into how our construction team ensure the turbine foundations will be fit for purpose. Our site team take quality control extremely seriously. There are two concrete pours in each turbine foundation that can Read more...
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