440 Turbine Irish Sea Wind Farm Plans Scrapped

Plans for a 12 mile wind farm in the Irish Sea to the north east of Anglesey have been scrapped.

It was claimed that the Rhiannon wind farm, which would have had 440 turbines, would have produced enough electricity for around 1.7m homes.

The decision to scrap the plans was taken by the group behind the proposed wind farm, Celtic Array, which is a partnership between Centrica and Dong Energy, a Danish firm.

It is understood that following further assessment of the site the "ground conditions are such that it's not viable for us to proceed with the technology that's available at this stage."


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