UK's first consumer-owned wind farm secures green light and fresh funding

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Graig Fatha wind farm is the latest community-funded clean energy project to get the green light in the UK
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Graig Fatha wind farm is the latest community-funded clean energy project to get the green light in the UK

The Graig Fatha wind farm will be owned by an initial 675 households who have signed up to Ripple Energy's platform

The UK's first ever consumer-owned wind farm is set to be built in Coedely, south Wales, after owner Ripple Energy announced it has received £1.1m in Welsh government funding in support of the project....

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