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First turbine erected at Wales

Stockholm, Sweden - Energy company Vattenfall announced today that the first turbine at the largest onshore wind farm in Wales has been fully erected.

The Siemens turbine, at the east of the Pen y Cymoedd Wind Energy Project site and standing 145 metres tall, is the first of 76 to be erected at the 228MW upper Afan, Cynon, Neath and Rhondda scheme. Natural Resources Wales, the landowner of the Pen y Cymoedd wind farm site, hailed its partnership with Vattenfall as this important milestone was reached.

Will Wason, Vattenfall

Source: IWR Online, Apr 04 2016