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Cefn Croes Wind Project

Location

Cefn Croes, Wales, 15km east of Aberystwyth

Operators

Cambrian Wind Energy (now part of Falck)

Start of operation

June 2005

Type of facility

Onshore wind farm

Output power

58.5MW

Project cost

Around £35 million

Turbines

39 x GE 1.5MW wind turbines

Project owners

Renewable Development Company (RDC)

Land owned by

Forestry Commission

Co-developers

RDC and GE Energy (the project has since been acquired by Falck Renewables Limited)

Subcontractors

Tarmac, Jones Bros

Power sold to

Non-Fossil Fuel Purchasing Agency, distributed to the national grid through SP ManWeb

Generation capacity

Around 40,000 households

Area

7.5km² of land

Project approval

May 2002

Target completion

October 2004

No of employees

4 x long-term
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