Round two of construction from the air

Caption: Steel reinforcement weighing up to 84 tonnes is fixed in place. In total, the 76 turbines require more than 6,000 tonnes of reinforcement.

Last year we published our first aerial footage of the construction works at Pen y Cymoedd. We have now been onsite for close to 18 months and the progress made can be seen in our latest aerial footage. Don’t forget that we are running site visits over the summer for local people to see the construction works with their own eyes. Get in touch if you are interested in joining us.

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Your ideas, your vision – the Pen y Cymoedd Community Fund!

Sunrise

3000 residents, groups and businesses got involved. The question was simple: What could this fund do to bring real benefit to the local area? The results are in and we’ve prepared a short animation that will be available shortly, for you to see what your ideas have created – an exciting vision for the future, with very clear priorities.

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Back to work for Neath Valley man

Vincent Jones, onsite cleaner at Pen y Cymoedd

Fifty year old Vincent Jones from the Neath valley has found full time employment onsite at Pen y Cymoedd through joint venture partners Jones Bros and Balfour Beatty, who are responsible for the civil and electrical balance of plant works onsite.

Vincent was made redundant in October last year from his job at a local recycling plant, and in his quest for employment, signed up to the South West Workways project, which helps people tackle the barriers preventing them from finding work.

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