Clean Power and Local Ownership in Action – Machynlleth, Mid Wales
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THE BDCR STORY
Bro Dyfi Community Renewables (BDCR) is a community owned renewable energy company.
We generate clean electricity to the local distribution network. We hope that this website will be of interest to our Members, to other community groups who would like to set up their own renewable energy enterprise, and to students working on renewable projects.
For an overview of the BDCR story, we have created a short video you can watch on the right. For those of you interested in the full details, they can be found here on our About Us and How We Did It pages. Thank you for your interest in BDCR.
Bro Dyfi Community Renewables first installed wind turbine is a Vestas 75kW machine, bought second hand and installed in 2003 on the hill above the Centre for Alternative Technology, near Machynlleth. The turbine originally supplied CAT with power, and the surplus was exported to the local electricity distribution network. For full details, please click here.
Using European funding secured through Mid Wales Energy Agency, ecodyfi and Member investments, we bought a second hand Nordtank NTK500/37 500kW wind turbine which was installed on Mynydd Glandulas in 2008. For full details, please click here.LEARN MORE
SUPPORT AND LINKS
If you belong to a community group who would like to set up their own renewable energy enterprise, or you are a student working on renewable projects as part of your educational course, you may find this particular page very useful in support of your endeavours.
There are a number of organisations working in the community energy sector in Wales and across the UK that provide useful support and advice for new initiatives.READ MORE
We use our blog to communicate all of our latest news and relevant activities. This is the place to visit for more in-depth articles about the day-to-day reality of working in renewable energy as part of a community owned renewable energy company.
As well as our Frequently Asked Questions page, our blog could also prove to be a valuable resource for any other groups considering such a project themselves, or students researching the industry.
Be sure to keep checking back in for new posts.COMING SOON
Bro Dyfi Community Renewables are present and active on social media via Facebook.
If you would like to contact us via that platform, just ‘like’ and ‘follow’ our page, and send us a message. We will always be happy to hear from you. If you prefer to contact us by email, then visit our Contact page for our address.
On this page you will also find a form you can fill in and submit and we will get back to you shortly. If you do wish to follow us and contact us by social media, just click on the icon below.FOLLOW US ON FACEBOOK CONTACT US