Wind Power Plants in Wales
Alltwalis
Location: Camarthenshire
Operator: Statkraft Wind UK Ltd
Configuration: 10 X 2.3-MW
Operation: 2009
WTG supplier: SWP
EPC: Carillion plc
Quick facts: Construction at Altwalis started in Nov 2008 and it went online in Dec 2009. The project is also known as Blaengwen.

Photograph courtesy of Statkraft
Posted 20 Feb 20111

Braich Ddu
Location: Clwyd
Operator: Renewable Energy Generation Ltd
Configuration: 3 X 1.3-MW N60
Operation: 2008
WTG supplier: Nordex

Photograph courtesy of Cornwall Light & Power
Posted 5 Oct 2008

Carno
Location: Powys
Operator: National Wind Power
Configuration: 56 X 600-kW
Operation: 1996
WTG supplier: Bonus

Photograph courtesy of and copyright by National Wind Power
Posted 20 Jan 2001

Llyn Alaw
Location: Anglesey
Operator: npower Renewables
Configuration: 34 X 600-kW
Operation: 1997
WTG supplier: Bonus

Photograph courtesy of and copyright by National Wind Power
Posted 7 Jun 2001

Parc Cynog
Location: Carmarthenshire
Operator: Vattenfall Wind
Configuration: 5 X 720-kW, 6 X 800-kW E-48
Operation: 2001-2009
WTG supplier: Micon, Enercon
EPC: Raymond Brown Group
Quick facts: Development at this site in South West Wales began in 1994, 3yrs after the UK’s first wind farm was built at Delabole in Cornwall. In 2001, the first phase began operating and the second phase started-up in 2009. The second phase is aka Pendine.

Photograph courtesy of Vattenfall
Posted 27 Dec 2016

P&L
Location: Powys
Operator: ScottishPower
Configuration: 103 X 300 kW MWT250G
Operation: 1992
WTG supplier: Mitsubishi Heavy Industries
Quick facts: The P&L Windfarm was built by CeltPower Ltd, with ScottishPower and Tomen Power Corp (UK) Ltd each having a 50% share. This was the first large-scale WPP in Europe with MHI turbines.

Photograph courtesy of ScottishPower
Posted 22 Dec 2006

   
  Rhyd-y-Groes
Location: Anglesey
Operator: E.ON UK Renewables
Configuration: 24 X 300-kW
Operation: 1992
WTG supplier: Bonus
Quick facts: This wind farm is located on the north-western shores of Anglesey, 2mi from Amlwch on farmland at approximately 50m metres above sea level. It was developed by TriGen Windpower Ltd and constructed by Toyo West (UK) Ltd and was then owned by TPG Wind Ltd, a joint venture between E.ON UK Renewables and Tomen Power Corp (UK) Ltd.

Photograph courtesy of E.ON UK
Posted 28 Dec 2006

 

Abbreviations

Data: industcards, Platts UDI World Electric Power Plants Data Base

Updated 27-Dec-2016

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