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Mynydd y Betws Wind Farm

© Eco2 2013

Under the development company Cambrian Renewable Energy Limited (CREL), a planning application was approved for Mynydd y Betws Wind Farm in Ammanford, Carmarthenshire.

CREL was a joint venture between Eco2 and local business partners.

Eco2 managed the development phase of the project securing all necessary consents for the wind farm.

ESB acquired the Mynydd y Betws Wind Farm in June 2010 and it started operating in April 2013.

Site Statistics 
Turbine tower height 70m
Turbine blade length 40m
Number of turbines 15
Turbine Capacity 2.3MW
Maximum Wind Farm capacity Up to 45MW
Operational Period 25 years
Predicted annual output 100,579MWh
Electricity equivalent Approximately 23,800 households
Project Benefits
Environmental Benefits
  • Between 911,587 tonnes and 2,158,245 tonnes of CO2 displaced over the life of the project.*

* The range of CO2 saving is calculated due to the portfolio mix of UK energy supply