‘UK’s first’ consumer-owned wind farm starts generating power

Graig Fatha wind farm has come online after securing a £2.2 million investment from more than 900 people

Big Zero Report 2022

A wind farm in South Wales, which is claimed to be the UK’s first-ever consumer-owned wind project has started generating power.

The Graig Fatha wind farm is owned by 907 members of Ripple Energy, a clean energy ownership platform.

They have collectively contributed a total of £2.2 million to the development of the project.

Sarah Merrick, Chief Executive Officer of Ripple Energy, said: “This project demonstrates how wind farm ownership can free consumers from volatile, high energy prices and dependence on imported energy.”

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