Rheidol Wind Farm is located south of the A44 in Llywernog, Mid Wales, approximately 15 km east of Aberystwyth.
No. of turbines
0.3MW Bonus Mk III
Expected P50 energy yield
Annual house-hold power equivalent
The wind farm opened in January 1997 and has an installed capacity of 2.4MW. It was acquired from E.ON UK plc in January 2011. Rheidol has a strong operational track record with an average load factor of approximately 29% and its 8 turbines, rated at 300kW, generate enough power to supply 1,908 homes* with electricity.
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*Based on the Installed Capacity x Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) "all wind" load factor expressed as a fraction of 1^ x number of hours in a year (8,760 hours) / Average Annual Domestic Electricity Consumption (MWh)^^
^BEIS's long-term average load factor for "all wind" (31.84%) expressed as a fraction of 1 (0.3184). Source for capacity factors is Digest of United Kingdom Energy Statistics (DUKES) published annually by BEIS.
^^Annual GB Average Domestic Consumption Values from BEIS (3,509kWh).