The Pen y Cymoedd Wind Energy Project is a 76 turbine development in the county boroughs
of Neath Port Talbot and Rhondda Cynon Taf.
The project will provide a community fund worth £1.8 million annually for over 20 years. This money is coming and you have a real opportunity to say what you think your area needs – some of the really great ideas will become projects that local people, organisations and companies can make happen in your community!
The current topic where we are asking for your ideas is:
In this film, you can hear from some of our local ambassadors and find out more about the work that’s going on and how you can get involved.
February 2014 – 2016: Civil and electrical works, including construction of the site welfare compound, site access tracks, turbine foundations, crane pads, underground cabling and substation
Late 2015: Turbine deliveries, civil works continue
Early 2016: Turbine installation expected to beginLate 2016: The wind farm is commissioned
Early 2017: Project completion
Gordon Baird of Natural Resources Wales explains his role onsite throughout the felling process and now moving into construction.
Tell us what you think needs to be done to make the most of the local environment, culture and history.
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Health and safety is our main priority during the construction phase and a fact sheet will be available soon.