Cefn Croes Wind Farm

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Cefn Croes Wind Farm
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The wind farm near its completion
CountryWales, United Kingdom
Locationnear Devil's Bridge, Crodigion
Coordinates52°24′18″N 3°45′03″W / 52.40500°N 3.75083°W / 52.40500; -3.75083Coordinates: 52°24′18″N 3°45′03″W / 52.40500°N 3.75083°W / 52.40500; -3.75083
StatusOperational
Commission dateJune 2005
Owner(s)Falck Renewables
Wind farm
TypeOnshore
Site area7.5 km2 (2.9 sq mi)
Power generation
Units operational39 x 1.5 MW
Make and modelGE Wind 1.5MW
Nameplate capacity58.5 MW

Cefn Croes is a wind farm in Ceredigion, Wales. It is located in the Cambrian Mountains on Cefn Croes mountain, 573m (1,880 ft) south of the A44 road between Aberystwyth and Llangurig, in west Wales. The construction of the wind farm commenced in February 2004, and was completed in the spring of 2005 when the 39 wind turbines started producing electricity. The maximum installed nameplate capacity is 58.5 MW.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cefn Croes (inc Devils Bridge, Bryn Du NFFO Contract) windfarm, United-Kingdom". The Wind Power Database. Retrieved 2008-12-03.