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Planning application for a wind farm in Upper Ogmore.

First published:
29 September 2021
Last updated:

This a Development of National Significance (DNS) application. A DNS is a type of planning application which is made directly to the Welsh Ministers. Planning and Environment Decisions Wales process the application.

The application is for a wind farm.

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Developer: Renewable Energy Systems Ltd.

About this application:

The proposed development comprises:

  • seven horizontal access wind turbines (four with a maximum tip height of 149.9 m and three with a maximum tip height of 130 m),
  • improved site entrance,
  • new access tracks,
  • crane hardstandings,
  • control building and substation compound,
  • electricity transformers,
  • underground cabling,
  • energy storage containers,
  • drainage works.
  • upgrades to a forestry track, and
  • associated felling.

Application location: land at Upper Ogmore, between Abergwynfi, Blaengarw and Nant-y-Moel, Bridgend and Neath Port Talbot

Stage: Examination. We are not accepting further evidence in respect of this application.

Next Stage: This examination is currently in suspension and is due to resume on 4th May 2022, with a revised determination date of 10th May 2022.

Procedure: Written representations with topic specific hearing session(s)

Submitted: 2 November 2020