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Second Largest Offshore Windfarm Opens
The world’s second largest offshore wind farm has officially opened in North Wales.
The £2bn Gwynt y Mor project off Llandudno has 160 turbines, generating enough power for more than 400,000 homes in the UK.
RWE, the firm behind it, says it boosts Britain’s capacity for offshore wind power by 14%.
RWE AG's Chief Executive Officer, Peter Terium said:
"We are delighted that Gwynt y Mor is now online and, with a capacity of 576MW, will be making one of the most significant contributions to the UK's energy fleet.”
First Minister Carwyn Jones said:
"Gwynt y Mor is a huge achievement and will continue to bring a number of benefits to the North Wales region.
"Local companies have been among those to benefit during construction and the site will bring high quality employment and opportunities for years to come.
"With young people receiving training as part of the wind turbine apprenticeship scheme at Grwp Llandrillo Menai and the courses offered at the college's Energy Centre in Llangefni, North Wales is the go-to place for those looking for a workforce skilled in the field of energy."
The course is now training 16 new engineers to work onshore and offshore with the company.
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The owner of an Indian restaurant in Newport has been fined for "serious" hygiene offences.
Ambulance crews are marking the first anniversary of a crash which killed an ambulance driver in North Wales.
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