Bryn Llywelyn Wind Farm
We formally refused a proposed wind farm comprising 21 turbines (127m to blade tip) and associated infrastructure at land surrounding Bryn Llywelyn Farm, Llanllwni, Carmarthenshire, on 18 December 2012. An appeal against this decision was lodged by the applicant, RES UK and Ireland Ltd, to the Planning Inspectorate (PINs) on the same date.
The Welsh Government resolved to dismiss the appeal on 6 May 2014. The application and appeal documents can be viewed by searching for application reference W/23947.
Brechfa Forest West Wind Farm
The Brechfa Forest West wind farm received approval from the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change (DECC) on 12 March 2013.
The scheme comprises 28 turbines each measuring 145m in height and having an installed generating capacity of between 56–84MW. We are expected to commence the discharge of the Development Consent Order (DCO) Requirements in 2014 ahead of the wind farm’s construction.
Brechfa Forest East Wind Farm
Full planning permission was granted for a wind farm at Brechfa Forest East on 17 December 2013, subject to the applicant entering into a Section 106 agreement with the Council. The development will comprise 12 wind turbines each measuring 145m in height and having an installed generating capacity of 24-36MW.
The officer’s report and presentation to the planning committee can be viewed here.