Category Archives: Wind Power

CMS responds to Powys LDP changes

In autumn 2016, Powys County Council published “further focussed changes” to its draft Local Development Plan and held a consultation on them. The Society submitted a response relating to a number of changes which could adversely affect the Cambrian Mountains. … Continue reading

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Mynydd y Gwynt update

The Society’s concern over the proposed Mynydd y Gwynt wind farm (MyG), to be sited not far from the Pumlumon ridge, has continued over several years. Isle of Man based company, Renewable Energy Holdings (REH) has been a key part … Continue reading

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Mynydd y Gwynt decision challenge?

Mynydd y Gwynt Ltd. have put in a pre-action letter for a judicial review challenging the Secretary of State’s decision to reject the windfarm.

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Mynydd y Gwynt wind farm refused

On 20th November 2015, the UK Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change refused permission for this major development, which would have included 125m turbines less than 2km from the Pumlumon summit ridge. Click here for a government press … Continue reading

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Mynydd y Gwynt Wind Farm Update

The National Infrastructure Planning Inquiry for the 27-turbine development of Mynydd y Gwynt (in the north of the Cambrian Mountains, near Pumlumon) has now ended. The Planning Inspector is due to submit his report and recommendations to the Secretary of … Continue reading

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Mynydd y Gwynt windfarm proposal update

An accompanied site inspection and three issue specific hearings (ISH) were held in Llanidloes during the week commencing 16th March 2015. The first ISH was on Policy – essentially the planning balance/weight to be given to National Policy statements (EN1, … Continue reading

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Registering to object to Mynydd y Gwynt

The period during which individuals and organisations must register if they want to have the chance to make representations (e.g. object) about the Mynydd y Gwynt major wind farm proposal ends on 17th October. You can register by visiting the … Continue reading

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Mynydd y Gwynt application accepted for examination by NIP

Mynydd y Gwynt wind farm planning application, which was resubmitted on 31st July 2014, has been accepted for examination by  the National Infrastructure Planning Inspectorate. The application has now reached what is called the “pre-examination stage”, a period of around … Continue reading

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Mynydd y Gwynt windfarm planning application resubmitted

Mynydd y Gwynt wind farm planning application was resubmitted on 31st July 2014 to the National Infrastructure Planning Inspectorate, which has until 28th August to decide whether to accept the application. If it does, and you want to object to … Continue reading

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Mynydd y Gwynt planning application withdrawn

Mynydd y Gwynt wind farm planning application was withdrawn just before the 22nd May deadline by which the National Infrastructure Planning Inspectorate had to decide whether to accept the application. The withdrawal letter suggests that the applicants had been advised by … Continue reading

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