Alltwalis Wind Farm, Carmarthenshire

Alltwalis

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Location

Carmarthenshire - 12km south of Carmarthen

Status

Operational

After receiving planning permission from Carmarthenshire County Council, construction was completed in January 2010 on a 10-turbine wind farm on farmland north east of Alltwalis, 12km north of Carmarthen. The wind farm, which is now owned and operated by Statkraft is generating clean electricity for more than 16,770 homes. The grassland site continues to be used for the grazing of sheep and cattle.

Gallery

  • Installation of Alltwalis wind farm
  • Alltwalis Wind Farm 1
  • Alltwalis Wind Farm 2
  • Alltwalis Wind Farm 3

Community benefit

Statkraft has committed to pay the annual sum of £75,000, Index Linked, for the operational period of the wind farm (expected to be 25 years from 2009) for the benefit of the local community.