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Welsh wind farm approved

The Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) has approved a 28 turbine wind farm at Brechfa Forest West, Carmarthenshire.

The project is expected to create enough power for 39,700 homes once completed\ and aims to support 150 jobs during construction.

“Onshore wind has an important role to play as part of a balanced energy mix. This development will enhance our energy security, help to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and create up to 150 construction jobs,” said a DECC spokesman.

The project will be developed by energy company RWE Npower.

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