Awel Co-op on BBC today

BBC Wales economics correspondant, Sarah Dickens, met some of our members on site. Sarah was looking at alternative investments now that the Bank of England has cut interest rates. Report on BBC website here and interviews with our members here – fast forward to the section with us which starts at 22.11 minutes into the programme. You can till invest and join us.

You’d be very welcome to come and see our windfarm being built. We’ve got site visits on Thursday 8th Sept 8th at 2pm and Tuesday Sept 20th at 2pm. There are 10 spaces at each so please book asap by emailing We’ll be meeting at the site offices, off the A474, 3 miles north of Pontardawe. We’ll drive the 4km of track, see turbine foundations and the substation.

Our engineers from Raymond Brown Construction will be on site and there’ll be plenty of time to ask questions. There’ll also be a cup of tea and welshcakes.

Do watch our timelapse Wind-powered ‘Pick up Sticks’4 days work in 3 minutes! Progress and pictures of our community wind farm in our new Awelog.

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