Rheidol

Rheidol Wind Farm is located south of the A44 in Llywernog, Mid Wales, approximately 15 km east of Aberystwyth.

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 1,409 homes* with electricity.

Simon Ling

Asset Manager

Vital Statistics

  • Installed capacity: 2.4MW
  • Number of turbines: 8
  • Turbine type: 0.3MW Bonus Mk III
  • Expected P50 energy yield: 5.8GWh
  • Annual house-hold power equivalent: 1,409 homes*

*Based on an average energy yield and assumed annual household usage of 4,115 kWh per year^ = 1,409 homes.

^Typical Domestic Consumption Values from Ofgem. Electricity: Profile Class 2 Medium 4.2MWh