Alltwalis Wind Farm

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Alltwalis Wind Farm
Alltwalis Wind Farm is located in Wales
Alltwalis Wind Farm
Location of Alltwalis Wind Farm in Wales
Official name Blaengwen Wind farm
Country Wales, United Kingdom
Location near Brechfa Forest, Carmarthenshire
Coordinates 51°58′24″N 04°15′03″W / 51.97333°N 4.25083°W / 51.97333; -4.25083Coordinates: 51°58′24″N 04°15′03″W / 51.97333°N 4.25083°W / 51.97333; -4.25083
Status Operational
Construction began November 2008
Commission date December 2009
Owner(s) Statkraft
Power generation
Units operational 10 x Siemens 2.3 MW
Make and model Siemens Wind Power
Nameplate capacity 23 MW

The Alltwalis Wind Farm is a wind farm near Brechfa Forest located to the north of the town of Carmarthen in Wales.

The facility is composed of 10 wind turbines with a combined installed capacity of 23 megawatts. The expected annual production of electricity is around 65 gigawatt hours (GWh).[1] The farm was built by Statkraft. Construction began in November 2008, and was completed in December 2009.

Noise pollution[edit]

Residents of the area have reported severe problems with noise pollution from the wind farm leading to health problems for people living in the area.[2] Criticism has been levelled at Statkraft for not taking the residents' concerns seriously.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Alltwalis Wind Farm". Retrieved 4 December 2009. 
  2. ^ "'We should not have to take drugs'". Carmarthen Journal. 2012-03-07. Retrieved 2015-03-31. 
  3. ^ "Calls for Alltwalis Wind Farm to be shut down". Jonathan Edwards. 2010-07-07. Retrieved 2015-03-31. 

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