Renewable Energy Generation Limited (REG) has announces today that planning permission has been granted for the 9 MW Abergorki Wind Farm in Rhondda Cynon Taf and for the 8 MW Mynydd Brombil Wind Farm in Neath Port Talbot,Wales.
These projects are in addition to REG's five consented UK onshore wind farm sites which have a combined capacity of 38 MW and are due to be delivered over the coming 18 months.
Abergorki Wind Farm comprises three wind turbines with tip-heights up to 146.5 metres and an expected aggregate installed capacity of up to 9 MW.
Mynydd Brombil Wind Farm comprises four wind turbines with an expected installed capacity of 8 MW.
The company is currently in discussions with the Department of Energy and Climate Change on the projects' eligibility for the proposed revision to grace periods under the Renewable Obligation regime.
EG's strategy is to increase its existing 111MW of operational UK renewable energy projects across wind, bio-power and solar to 300MW within three years.