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Rheidol

United Kingdom

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


Simon Ling

Asset Manager

Installed Capacity

2.4MW

No. of turbines

8

Turbine type

0.3MW Bonus Mk III

Expected P50 energy yield

5.8GWh

Annual house-hold power equivalent

1,409 homes*

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.

*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

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