Pant-y-Wal

25 mW

The Pant y Wal wind farm is located 4kms to the north of the village of Glynogwr in Bridgend County Borough.  The site is located within TAN 8 strategic search area F (SSA F).  The site was permitted in 2011, construction commenced in late 2011 and was completed in mid-2013.

Operational

About

The Pant y Wal wind farm is located 4kms to the north of the village of Glynogwr in Bridgend County Borough. The site is located on flat upland mountain plateau between the Cwm Ogwr Fawr to the west and Cwm Ogwr Fach to the east which flows through the settlement on Gilfach Goch. The site is located within TAN 8 strategic search area F (SSA F).  The site was permitted in 2011, construction commenced in late 2011 and was completed in mid-2013.

The site is located adjacent to the Fforch Nest wind farm, a project developed and permitted by RWE Npower, but acquired and then built out by Pennant Walters in 2011.

The wind farm has a remaining operational life of 24 years.

Technical Details

The wind farm comprises 10 Nordex N90 2.5MW turbines, which are 70m to the hub and 115m to the tip. The site can produce up to 25MWe, which is the equivalent of the energy required to supply 18,000 homes. Nordex provide an operation and maintenance service and Pennant Walters provide site management and reporting services.

  • Turbine Erection Nacelle

  • Turbine Erection Tower

  • Turbine Blades

Photos

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Partners

  • Walters UK
    • construction
  • Powersystems Ltd
    • construction
  • Western Power Distribution
    • construction
  • Nordex
    • construction
    • operation
  • Statkraft
    • operation
  • Infrared Capital Partners Ltd
    • equity
  • Lloyds Banking Group
    • equity

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