The Cefn Croes Case Study

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July 2000

The Renewable Development Company submitted a planning proposal to build the Uk's most powerful onshore wind farm.

Supposidely regional company, actually a TNC based in the US

Cefn Croes Wind farm, moorland area in the Plynlimion plateau, part of the Cambrian Mountains

58.5 megawatt capacity

100m high turbines (39)

Supply enough power to over 40,000 homes.

600 metres above sea level (more exposed/no obstructions)

Nearest property 3km away, nearest…


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