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January 12, 2022

Cefn Croes, UK

By Carmen

Cefn Croes is a 58.5MW onshore wind power project. It is located in Wales, the UK. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in April 2005.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Onshore 58.5 58.5 Active Wales, the UK Falck Renewables Wind; Orion Renewable Energy Group; RDC Scotland

Description

The project was developed by Falck Renewables Wind, Orion Renewable Energy Group and RDC Scotland. Falck Renewables Wind and Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners KS are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 51% and 49% respectively.

The project supplies enough clean energy to power 37,000 households, offsetting 66,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year.

Development Status

The project is currently active. The project got commissioned in April 2005.

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Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Vattenfall under a power purchase agreement with a contracted capacity is 58.5MW.

Contractors Involved

GE Renewable Energy was selected to render EPC services for the wind power project.

GE Renewable Energy was selected as the turbine supplier for the wind power project. The company provided 39 turbines, each with 1.5MW nameplate capacity.

GE Renewable Energy is the O&M contractor for the wind power project.

About RDC Scotland

RDC Scotland Ltd is engaged in developing wind power projects. The company is headquartered in Edinburgh, the UK.

Methodology

All power projects included in this report are drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center. The information regarding the project parameters is sourced through secondary information sources such as electric utilities, equipment manufacturers, developers, project proponent’s – news, deals and financial reporting, regulatory body, associations, government planning reports and publications. Wherever needed the information is further validated through primary from various stakeholders across the power value chain and professionals from leading players within the power sector.

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