About the project

Note: The capacity factor used in these calculations is 27.82 %.
No of turbines: 2
Rating of turbines: 2.5 MW
Wind farm size: 5 MW
Predicted output: 7,884 MWhr p.a.
Av. households supplied: 1,846 households
CO2 displacement:

Nicola Mortimer gained planning permission for the construction of a pair of 2.5MW wind turbines in 2007. The turbines became operational in December 2009.



About Solutia

Solutia Inc. is a market-leading performance materials and specialty chemicals company. The company has international headquarters in St. Louis, Missouri, USA, and operates globally with approximately 3,000 employees in more than 60 locations.

The plant in Newport, Wales engages 164 staff in the production of a wide range of high-performance products for specialized applications, many of Solutia’s products are also used in everyday items such as washing powders, floor coverings and windscreens.

The Newport site covers 311 acres, of which 40 hectares is developed

In July 2012, the company was acquired by Eastman Chemical Company.

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