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Clocaenog Forest Onshore Wind Farm site visit, Ruthin


  • Lecture
  • Ruthin
  • 11 October 2018
  • 14:00 - 17:00
Construction of a wind turbine base

About this event

Site visit
The wind farm development site covers an area of approximately 1,600ha and is set within part of the Clocaenog forest, south west of Denbigh and to the east of Brenig reservoir. The wind farm consists of twenty seven 3.6 MW Vestas Wind Turbines, each with a tip height of 145m 
The Balance of plant Civils & Electrical works are being undertaken by Jones Bros Civil Engineering on behalf of the wind farm developer Innogy Renewables.
The site visit will consist of
•              A presentation by Jones Bros Contracts Director Eryl Roberts explaining the key challenges of the Clocaenog Forest wind farm project, and how they have been overcome.
Following the presentation, a bus tour of the Northern part of the wind farm site with stops at the following areas:
•              On site 132Kv/33Kv Substation & Control Building
•              On site concrete production area
•              Turbine 10 – Piled Foundation (Pre concrete)
•              Turbine 13 – Post Concreting operations
•              Borrow Pit A – Materials processing area
•              Underground 33Kv & Fibreoptic cabling works.
•              A visit to the neighbouring Brenig Wind Farm, nearing completion with turbines assembled.
Visitors will assemble at Jones Bros office for minibus transport to the site. 
Light refreshments will be served before the presentation, which will start at 3.00pm and end at approx. 4.30pm
Hard hats & high vis. clothing will be provided.  Please bring your own sturdy boots for the site visit.

Please contact benjamin.poulton@mottmac.com if you have any queries.


Eryl Roberts - Contracts Director, Jones Bros

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Jones Bros office
Ty Glyn
Canol y Dre
LL15 1QW
United Kingdom
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Felicity White

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